Antibiotic Research UK

Antibiotic Research UK

Charity information

Antibiotic Research UK

Drug resistant infections are the biggest threat to modern medicine, with ‘superbugs’ killing more than 700,000 people globally each year.

Antibiotic Research UK is the world’s first charity created to tackle bacterial antibiotic resistant infections. We aim to:
• Develop one new antibiotic therapy by the early 2020’s
• Educate the public and professionals about antibiotic resistance
• Develop a patient support network

Founded 2014

  • Mission statement

    To protect and promote the health of the public, in particular by sponsoring research into the diagnosis, treatment and cure of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infectious diseases, ensuring responsible and sustainable development and deployment of the findings of such research and raising awareness through public facing activities and the promotion of networks to share experiences of such matters.

  • Aims

    Antibiotic Research UK aims to:

    • Research into the diagnosis, treatment and cure of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infectious diseases
    • Raising awareness through public facing activities
    • Patient support - promotion of networks to share experiences
  • Overview

    Established: July 2014

    Registered Charity Number: 1157884

    Board members: 11

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 12

    Phone number: 01904 468719

    Address: Genesis 5, York Science Park, Church Lane, Heslington, York YO10 5DQ

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