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06.32 26 Mar 2019


In the last century life expectancy in Ireland has increased by 30 years but antibiotic resistance threatens to reverse that trend unless we can devise new ways of tackling bacterial infection.

So what if I were to tell you that something already exists in nature that is perfectly evolved to destroy bacteria and has been doing so successfully for billions of years?

What is this magical something?

Lorenzo Corsini,  CEO and head of research and development with Phagomed joins Jonathan to speak about phages and his work on developing phage-based pharmaceuticals. 


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