29-NOV-2018: AMU Scientist elected by European Commission for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance
Aligarh, November 29: Prof Asad Ullah Khan of Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), has been appointed as member of Joint Research Centre of European Commission, Italy for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) surveillance programme. This center is created to manage and make sense of knowledge to support European policies with independent evidence. AMR is global health issue for physicians to control infections.
Prof Khan has been involved in AMR research for more than a decade. He has identified a number of mechanisms leading to antibiotic resistance and their interventions. He is also known for his ?Aligarh Superbug? discovery in India as given in Asad Ullah Khan Wikipedia page
He has developed several data bases and web server to provide easy information on AMR to the researchers and physicians in order to facilitate the possible treatment modalities. One of his databases on AMR has been recognized by the European commission for the discussion in upcoming meeting going to be held in Italy June 2019.
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