The German broadcasting station “Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg” deals with bacteriophages as part of the “rbb Praxis” series and has conducted an extensive interview with Dr. Christine Rohde from the Leibniz Institute DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH. Another article including a short video is devoted to the topic of phage therapy.
Phage4Cure in the media
Here are some media tips: As part of the documentary series “plan b”, the German TV station ZDF featured a report on bacteriophages on 03. November 2018, in which the scientists of the project Phage4Cure were interviewed as well. The video is available here until 03. November 2019:
- There is a half-hour audio feature on this phage report page of the “Südwestrundfunk” where some of the scientists of Phage4Cure are being interviewed as well.
- The science journalist Renate Ell has created the radio feature “Bakteriophagen – ein altes Heilmittel wird wiederentdeckt” (Bacteriophage – an old remedy is rediscovered) for the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation, which was awarded a journalistic prize.
In the evening of October 18th there was a documentary on the public TV channel 3sat about the international antibiotic crisis (as part of the series “Unsere Zukunft” / our future). The documentary did a good job in illustrating the global problems with bacterial resistances. It is available at Youtube and the project Phage4Cure is mentioned starting around minute 43:00 (though not referenced by name). (Update March 2018: unfortunately the video has meanwhile been removed)