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CARES - Centre for Antimicrobial Research

CARES is a Dutch research initiative for antimicrobial research. We focus on the development of novel antibiotics and antimicrobials.


We bring together a number of outstanding research groups in the field of new antimicrobial molecules and clinical development. The following institutions participate in CARES:

  • Leiden University
  • Leiden University Medical Centre
  • Groningen University
  • Groningen University Medical Centre
  • VU University Amsterdam
  • VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam