NEWS: 2018

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How Phages Saved a Man's Life

March 12, 2018

In a recent Science Friday radio interview our collaborator, Dr. Benjamin Chan, described how he and colleagues at Yale University used phages to save a man with an antibiotic-resistant infection.

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Phage work in Africa is amplifying

November 25, 2018

Through our first 2 workshops in Africa we have taught 50 scientists how to isolate phages to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria — and those researchers have already amplified that work 10-fold!

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Matching Funds Available Today

November 27, 2018

We're excited to share that scientists from our first East Africa Workshop recently won an $800,000 grant from the African Union to develop antibacterial phages for fish!

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Tobi Nagel wins Moonshot fellowship

December 6, 2018

Our own Tobi Nagel was selected as a Moonshot Fellow by the Kravis Leadership Institute, which recognizes leaders of innovative initiatives that positively impact the lives of people worldwide.

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Dr Chan treating patients with Phages

December 16, 2018

One of our workshop instructors, Dr. Ben Chan of Yale University, has been using phages to treat antibiotic-resistant infections in patients in the US. In fact, this past week he treated two more people with phages!