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antibiogram


We save lives by finding the right antibiotic on time and reduce spreading of antibiotic resistance
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Concept
Resistell proposes an alternative to culture based antibiogram, the current gold standard in antibiotic susceptibility testing. Our offering is a diagnostic device. The method is based on the detection of movement caused by living bacterial cells. Because the test is growth independent, we reduce the time taken to get a result from days to minutes. Resistell provides information on which antibiotic should be used to treat the patient, and the concentration at which it should be administered.
Context
It is estimated that at least 700 000 people die every year from the infections caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria. If no action is taken the death toll may reach 10 million a year by 2050. It is more than the number of people currently dying from road traffic accidents and cancer together.
O'Neill 2016
 
Winner 2017
Swissbiolabs Award
Resistell become a winner of the first Swissbiolabs Challenge. Congratulations to Danuta Cichocka for her great presentation and innovative idea!
News
The Best Swiss Nanotechnology Startup 2018

We are please to share that on 07.06.2018 in Zurich, Resistell has received the Swiss Nanotechnology Startup Award for the Best Nanotechnology Startup 2018.

More on : https://www.startupticker.ch/en/news/june-2018/the-first-nanotech-startup-award-goes-to-resistell

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Team
Dr. Danuta Cichocka
Dr. Danuta Cichocka
CEO, Co-Founder
http://www.linkedin.com/in/danuta-cichocka/
  • EPFL EMBA
  • CAS in Management of Biotech, Medtech & Pharma Ventures
  • Post-Doc at KU Leuven, Belgium
  • PhD in Environmental Microbiology (UFZ, Germany),
  • Over 12 years of professional experience in microbiology research, research management and biotechnology policy development (European Commision, Brussels)
Prof. Giovanni Dietler
Prof. Giovanni Dietler
Inventor, Co-Founder
https://people.epfl.ch/giovanni.dietler
  • Professor in Physics at EPFL
  • Head of Laboratory of Physics of Living Matter (LPMV) devoted to the study of DNA topology, cellular machines, protein mechanics and high-resolution low temperature Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
  • Over 230 scientific publications, over 7500 citations
  • Inventor of nano-motion detector
Dr. Sandor Kasas
Dr. Sandor Kasas
Inventor, Co-Founder
https://personnes.epfl.ch/sandor.kasas
  • Medical Doctor
  • Privat Docent in embryology and histology
  • Senior Researcher at LPMV (EPFL)
  • MER at the Plateforme de Morphologie, the Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne (UNIL), Switzerland
  • Over 90 scientific publications, over 3400 citations
  • Inventor of nano-motion detector
Grzegorz Gonciarz
Grzegorz Gonciarz
Business operations, Partner
https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg-gonciarz/
  • Serial entrepreneur
  • Business strategist
  • Startup coach and mentor
  • Expert in building and engaging engineering teams
Latest from social media
Antibiotic resistance crisis worsening because of collapse in supply

The Access To Medicine foundation warns that antibiotic supply chain issues are helping to fuel the rise in AMR. Their solution? ‘The right products need to reach the right patients at the right time’ - exactly what Resistell is working toward.

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image source: Theguardian.com
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