Our latest discoveries to fight the rise of superbugs…
Our reports and scientific publications inform the OUTBREAK Knowledge Engine, initially funded by the Medical Research Future Fund Frontier Health – Medical Research grant (stage one).
OUTBREAK expertise is comprised of over 100 researchers and scientists. Their work encompasses metagenomics; microbiome and computational biology; medical geography and spatial epidemiology; patient data handling; data linkage and big data; infectious and zoonotic disease; biosecurity; water treatment technologies; behavioural change and social science; risk management; pharmacy; artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning; and health economics, policy, and law.
AMR economic perspective
The OUTBREAK team used a ‘patient journey’ approach to model treatment costs of UTIs, to forecast scenarios with increasing and decreasing antibiotic resistance rates.