With the increasing global threat of antimicrobial resistance, a group of researchers at Imperial College London are investigating new solutions to combat this ever growing threat. One solution includes antimicrobial surfaces - surfaces that have the potential to reduce microbial attachment, have an antimicrobial effect, and disrupt the habitat of microbes.

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Gerald Larrouy-MaumusGerald Larrouy-Maumus

Dr Gerald Larrouy-Maumus is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College LondonHis research is focused on infectious diseases, especially human Tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), which is one of mankind’s most successful intracellular pathogens.

Gerald is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the French Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SFBBM), and is a recipient of the MRC-Special Award Scheme (SAS), Medical Research Council-UK, 2013.