Ilse Boekhoud – PhD student at LUMC- shares her experience of attending the Eurolife Summer School 2017: From the 10th to the 14th of July, master- and PhD students had the opportunity to attend the first Eurolife summer school ìn 2017 entitled ‘Antimicrobial drug resistance – Research and Innovation’ at the University of Barcelona. The LUMC is participating in Eurolife and was represented in Barcelona by two teachers (dr. Peter Nibbering and prof. Ed Kuijper) and one PhD student (Ilse Boekhoud).
Antimicrobial resistance in pathogens is one of the biggest threats in the world. The amount of isolated bacteria that present resistance to drugs used to fight them has increased over the last decades. As a result, the number of active antimicrobial agents has reduced and the search for new approaches in this field has become […]