What if your clothing could protect your from deadly infections and diseases? An RMIT research team, lead by Professor Vipul Bansal, have made a major breakthrough in managing infections by developing a material that can kill bacteria such as E. coli and staphylococcus.
Video Dec 14, 2017
A healthy microbiome increases the efficacy of drugs such as checkpoint inhibitors which take the blindfold off of the immune system, allowing it to recognize, attack, and kill cancer cells. Unfortunately, 70% of cancer patients don’t respond to this drug treatment due to severely damaged microbiomes which have limited kinds of bacteria.WATCH NOW