Bengaluru company, global initiative to take new compound against superbugs to patients

13 June 2024

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11 June 2024 

BENGALURU: The Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP) and Bengaluru-based Bugworks Research Inc are collaborating to co-develop a promising new antibiotic compound — “BWC0977” — with broad-spectrum antibiotic activity against multidrug-resistant bacteria that cause life-threatening infections. As per the agreement, GARDP will provide up to $20 million to Bugworks in technical and financial support for the pharmaceutical and clinical co-development of BWC0977.