Q&A With Elizabeth Alexander From The Medicines Company: Moving From Academia To The Clinic To Fight Antibiotic Resistance

A growing problem in the healthcare community, particularly in hospitals is the risk of antibiotic resistance and antimicrobial stewardship programs. This is an effort that will take the work of many dedicated people and effective products for a difficult problem.

A growing problem in the healthcare community, particularly in hospitals is the risk of antibiotic resistance and antimicrobial stewardship programs. This is an effort that will take the work of many dedicated people and effective products for a difficult problem.

Elizabeth Alexander, MD, from the Medicine's Company discussed her move from the academic world to the clinical realm in an effort help to get these medications to the patients as quickly as possible.

While medicine has become more universal in many ways there are still some areas where patients may see some difference in their care depending on where they live. Efforts are underway to help keep as much of the population safe from issues like antibiotic resistance as possible.