Selected Publications.

Martins M. and McCusker MP. 2016. Editorial: “Alternative therapeutics against MDR bacteria – fighting the epidemic of antibiotic resistance”. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1559. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01559

Brennan E*, Martins M* , McCusker MP, Wang J, Martins Alves B, Hurley D, El Garch F, Woehrlé F, Miossec C, McGrath L, Sriumar S, Wall P, Fanning S. 2016. Characterisation of multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli cultured from bovine animals in Europe: identification of the mcr-1 gene in a bacterium of animal origin co-resistant to ß-lactams, florfenicol and fluoroquinolones. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 22(9): 1650-1652. *equal contribution by the authors.

Machado D, Pires D, Perdigão J, Couto I, Portugal I, Martins M , Amaral L, Anes E, Viveiros M. 2016. Ion Channel Blockers as Antimicrobial Agents, Efflux Inhibitors, and Enhancers of Macrophage Killing Activity against Drug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis . PLoS One. 26;11(2):e0149326.

João Anes, Matthew P. McCusker, Séamus Fanning and Marta Martins. 2015. The Ins and Outs of RND Efflux pumps in Escherichia coli . Frontiers in Microbiology, section Antimicrobials, Resistance and Chemotherapy. Research Topic Title: Bad bugs in the XXIth century: resistance mediated by multi-drug efflux pumps. Front Microbiol. 6: 587.

I. Roca, M. Akova, F. Baquero, J. Carlet, M. Cavaleri, S. Coenen, J. Cohen, D. Findlay, I. Gyssens, O. E. Heure, G. Kahlmeter, H. Kruse, R. Laxminarayan, E. Liébana, L. López-Cerero, A. MacGowan, M. Martins , J. Rodríguez-Baño, J.-M. Rolain, C. Segovia, B. Sigauque, E. Taconelli, E. Wellington and J. Vila. 2015. The global threat of Antimicrobial Resistance: Science for Intervention. New Microbe and New Infect 2015; 6: 22–29.