The Perfect Predator: A Scientist's Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug with Steffanie Strathdee and Thomas Patterson

3/13/2019; 58 minutes

Delve into the realms of predatory superbugs with infectious disease epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee and her husband, psychologist Thomas Patterson. This is an incredible story of Strathdee's fight to save her husband's life, which led her to rediscover a forgotten treatment for antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This unprecedented treatment saved Patterson's life as well as several others and helped launch the Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics (IPATH) at UC San Diego, the first phage therapy center in North America. Recorded on 03/05/2019. (#34410)

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