Infections

Blue gloved hand holding a container and syringe

We work in a range of settings to help reduce antibiotic resistance and test the effectiveness of interventions.

Research areas

  • Combatting antibiotic resistance
  • Point of care testing for rapid diagnosis
  • Developing and evaluating clinical tests and intervention strategies to reduce the impact of ageing on individuals and society

Case studies

Walking people from waist down

INDUCE study

Point of care tests to assist antibiotic prescribing decisions for diabetic foot ulcer infections.

Hand holding syringe

PACE study

Assessing whether a simple point of care test can help provide more accurate prescription decisions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

A selection of medical pills.

PRINCESS study

A study to see whether care home patients experience health benefits, such as reduced infections, from taking a daily probiotic supplement.

Theme leads

Dr Rachel Lowe (née Breen)

Research Fellow - Senior Trial Manager

Email:
breenr@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7512
Kerry Hood

Professor Kerry Hood

Director, Centre for Trials Research

Email:
hoodk1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7163

Dr Emma Thomas-Jones

Research Fellow - Senior Trial Manager in Infections and Devices

Email:
thomas-jonese@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7520