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QED Grant Will Help Develop More Powerful Disinfectants

Temple Assistant Professor of Chemistry William Wuest has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the University City Science Center to develop the next generation of antibacterial cleansers and disinfectants. Wuest and his collaborators have developed new antibiofilm compounds that have been found to be 100 times better in fighting drug-resistant bacteria than the active ingredients currently found in the most commonly used cleaning agents and disinfectants. Click here to read more.

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