Oct. 26, 2021

44. Going Through a Phage: The Best Way to Stop a Bacteria

44. Going Through a Phage: The Best Way to Stop a Bacteria

In a world where we are constantly worried about viruses and bacteria, Dr. Whitney Greene, clinical veterinary fellow at Walt Disney World, describes a treatment that can actually use these bugs to our advantage— bacteriophage therapy (when viruses invade bacterial cells). On this week’s episode of Aquadocs, Dr. Greene tells us a story about a wonderful sea turtle and the incredible measures they took to treat and save it.