A microbe fighter at 90

11.04.2012                      19.Nissan. 5772                      Chol Hamo'ed3; Tag 4 des Omer

Medizin-Forschung:

A microbe fighter at 90

Twenty years after his retirement, Prof. Nathan Citri has invented an ingenious kit to fight back against bacterial resistance.

Retired university professors typically rest on their laurels after many years of teaching and research and take it easy. Not so for Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine emeritus professor Nathan Citri. Two decades after his retirement, the veteran microbiology expert has developed a novel kit enabling speedy detection of multidrugand extremely antibiotics-resistant “superbugs” and providing instant guidelines for patients’ appropriate treatment in hospitals….