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BTN LiveBIG: Penn State wins bacteria battling partnership

In late October, “Frontline” aired an alarming report titled “Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria.” A couple weeks later, research being done at Penn State to combat this problem won an international competition. Sarah Ades, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, was named a winner of the 2013 Discovery Fast Track competition by GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK), a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines. The competition, which is sponsored by GSK’s Discovery Partnerships with Academia team, is designed to accelerate the translation of academic research into novel medical therapies. “It’s a great opportunity for