Thanks to the new developments at RMIT, we now look to have an answer to the failing anti-bacterial qualities of Penicillin.

With Big Pharma ignoring the perils associated with resistant bugs like Golden Staph, e-coli and Candida, RMIT PhD candidate Priscila Cardoso has successfully developed a new antimicrobial peptide called Priscilicidin.

Within 10 years we are likely to see topical creams and tablets that will be able to resist the super bugs on the market.

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Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Dr Charlotte Conn – Professor Biophysical Chemistry RMIT

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 15 February 2023