A professor in UCSB’s Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project titled “Strategy for development of enteric pathogen-specific phage”. Professor David Low’s research focuses on a new way to handle serious bacterial pathogens that are becoming resistant to our once-powerful antibiotics. According to Investec CEO and UCSB Foundation member Kenny Slaught, “He will engineer phage to selectively target and destroy several pathogenic bacteria to prevent enteric diseases in infants”.

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Slaught Credits David Low’s Work To Prevent Diseases In Infants

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