Why Is Cystic Fibrosis So Hard to Treat? – Chemistry World

Read article - Quotes George O'Toole, professor of microbiology and immunology, in an article that examines why cystic fibrosis is challenging to treat. O'Toole, who is one of the many physicians trying to find new therapies for the condition, comments on how multiple microbes in the lung can affect antibiotic resistance. "The implication is that these microbes are interacting in some way which changes their biology and physiology such that they're not sensitive to the antibiotic," says O'Toole.