Resonance - A Baylor College of Medicine Podcast

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Phages or bacteriophages are bacterial viruses that can kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The use of phages to treat infections is called phage therapy. In this episode, Dr. Anthony Maresso an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology and expert in bacterial pathogenesis will be discussing the work being done at Baylor to develop phage therapy for the most vulnerable patients. As well as his partnership with Dr. Barbara Trautner an infectious disease clinician and researcher at BCM and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She will be discussing her research into phage use for catheter-associated urinary tract infections. They will give their insight into the use of phages to combat the epidemic of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections today.

What is Resonance - A Baylor College of Medicine Podcast?

The Baylor College of Medicine Resonance Podcast is a student-run podcast aimed at showcasing the science at Baylor through the eyes of young professionals. Each episode is written and recorded by students who have a passion for research and the medical community. Guests on the show include both clinical and basic science research faculty who are experts in their fields. We hope that whoever listens in gains new insight into the exciting world of biomedical research.