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 报告题目: Combating Multi-Drug Resistance Bacteria with Polymer Coatings and Hydrogels
  
 开始时间: 2017-08-07 10:00:00
  
 报告地点: 材料学院第一会议室
  
 报 告 人: Prof. Mary B. Chan-Park,Nanyang Technological University
  
 主办单位: 材料科学与工程学院
  
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In the recent year, the appearance of multiple resistances of the antimicrobial agent toward the different types of pathogenic bacteria is the most prominent threat to the global public health. The invention of antibiotic to the medical field has great impact on human mortality and morbidity. However, the multi drug resistance (MDR) effect of the pathogenic bacterial towards commonly used antibiotics has impeded the treatment of bacterial infections.

This lecture will focus on Antimicrobial polymers (AMPos) for catheter antibiofilm coating and wound infection with antibacterial hydrogel. The Antimicrobial polymers (AMPos) have been widely used as a promising antimicrobial alternative to combat the infectious disease caused by MDR bacterial. unlike traditional antibiotics, AMPos interact with the bacterial membrane through non-specific electrostatic interaction.  And the catheter coating and Hydrogels which based on AMPos that is intrinsically antibacterial and non-leachable have a great potential application for medical devices and implants.