Every day people die of infections that do not respond to antibiotics
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when micro-organisms, such as bacteria, mutate when they are exposed to antimicrobial drugs, such as antibiotics.
The pipeline for new antimicrobials is drying up
The use of antibiotic and antiviral therapies increases the development of AMR. As a result, public concern has stimulated the search for novel non-specific and non-antibiotic based antimicrobial agents.
Unmet need in dermal and respiratory diseases
Many viral and fungal infections have no effective treatment
Significant side effects for fungal treatments
Microbial resistance is increasing due to overuse of antibiotics