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Addressing AMR globally

Dr. Makeda Semret, lead of the Addis Ababa - McGill Partnership program in Infectious Diseases.

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Addis Ababa Partnership

Research in the Whyte lab

Bioprospecting the Polar microbiome at the McGill Arctic Research Station for novel antimicrobials

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Research in the Nguyen lab

Respiratory infections and Pseudomonas aeruginosa: mechanisms of resistance, pathogenesis, novel therapeutics and
diagnostics.

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Research in the Behr lab.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other mycobacteria: genomics, pathogenesis, novel therapeutics and diagnostics.

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Research in the Berghuis lab

Structural biology of antibiotic resistance:  understanding resistance mechanisms at the atomic level and designing the next generation of antibiotics.

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Research in the Auclair lab.

The chemistry of next generation antimicrobials and alternatives:  new antibacterial and antiplasmodial compounds, bacterio-modulators,
aminoglycoside resistance inhibitors.

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Welcome to the McGill Antimicrobial Resistance Centre!  Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is one of the top ten global public health threats.  It is an urgent and complex problem that poses major health and economic threats, both within Canada and worldwide. Tackling this impending public health crisis demands innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative research solutions that no single sector or approach can address alone.


About Us - Learn more about the AMR Centre

Our Members:  Meet the members of the AMR Centre

Research:  Discover the research at the AMR Centre


Find Out More About These AMR Centre Events

Infection and Immunity Week November 29 to December 3

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiome Symposium

Virtual event on Dec. 2nd (9AM-12PM) during Infection and Immunity Week, a McGill Bicentennial Signature Event.

C.difficile microscopy image.  Frequent cause of severe diarrhea.

MUHC Researcher Vivian Loo Receives Innovator Award

Recognized for her contribution to C. difficile research, MUHC researcher Vivan Loo receives the Peggy Lillis Foundation Innovator Award

Dao Nguyen and Makeda Semret discuss the antimicrobial resistance crisis

Stamping out superbugs

As the threat of the pandemic begins to fade in some areas, researchers are turning their attention to another imminent crisis: antimicrobial resistance.

Three dimensional crystal structure of EreC with co-crystallized erythromycin

Research Offers Insight in the Battle with Antibiotic Resistance

McGill researchers reported structural details of EreC, an enzyme responsible for macrolide resistance.

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