DiscoverUncover the origins and drivers of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; develop probiotic therapies to block their spread
PolicyPromote evidence-based policy and practice in human medicine and agriculture
IdentifyIdentify targets for new diagnostics to guide antibiotic prescription, improve patient care and decrease costs
QuantifyQuantify the drug-resistant human infections arising from antibiotic overuse in food animals
EngageEngage consumers and policymakers using new and traditional media
SolutionsPromote market-based solutions to improve antibiotic stewardship in agriculture
NBC News reports on how “nightmare bacteria” with the power to resist most antibiotics are popping up across the U.S. ARAC Director Dr. Lance Price notes how new, aggressive policies can help stop them from spreading.
PBS To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé takes an in-depth look at the crisis of antibiotic resistance in food animal production and how ARAC scientists are studying how superbugs can get into the food supply. We had a great time filming and showing the reporters how we conduct research.
A new video on food safety and safe handling of meat and poultry products has been developed by ARAC and MPH@GW, the online MPH program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. Watch it today!