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Welcome to IPATH 
Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics


We are the first dedicated phage therapy center in North America, bringing innovative research and clinical practice to the field of medicine. Join us on our journey and witness a revolutionary wave of solutions to combat antibiotic resistance.

Phage News:

One for the Phages: Kidney Transplant Patient with Recurring Infections Gets Viral Help

December 1, 2020 | UC San Diego Health Newsroom 

Viruses Can Help Us as Well as Harm Us

December 2020 | David Pride, MD, PhD | Scientific American  

Lessons Learned From the First 10 Consecutive Cases of Intravenous Bacteriophage Therapy to Treat Multidrug-Resistant Bacterial Infections at a Single Center in the United States

September 2020 | Aslam et al. | Open Forum Infectious Diseases

IV phage therapy shows promise against resistant infections

September 4, 2020 | Caitlyn Stulpin | Healio 

Viruses, lords of creation—exploring the little-known viral universe

August 26, 2020 | Babbage Podcast | The Economist

Bacteria-eating viruses could provide a route to stability in cystic fibrosis

July 29, 2020 | Nature Outlook

The Virtuous Side of Viruses

June 2020 | Scientific American

Treat Phage Like Living Antibiotics

February 26, 2020 | Nature Microbiology

NIH Renews Funding for the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group

December 13, 2019 | NIH Newsroom

Cystic Fibrosis Patients Turn to Experimental Phage Therapy 

Read the New York Times article about the growing interest in using phage therapy in the treatment of cystic fibrosis.  

How to treat antibiotic-resistant superbugs: Woman saves husband with phage therapy 

Dr. Steffanie Strathdee and Dr. Tom Patterson share their story with the Today Show. 

Follow This: Season 3 Trailer 

Watch Dr. Strathdee discuss taking on superbug infections, in Part 3, Episode 2 (Superbug Snipers) of Follow This in Netflix. 

The 50 Most Influential People in Health Care of 2018 

Read about Dr. Strathdee and others, named as TIME Magazine's 50 most Influential People in Health Care. 


COVID-19 Impact: 

We have removed the review hold on new phage therapy cases at this time, but warn that delays may occur in the review and phage hunt process, related to COVID-19.

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