Discovery of novel antibacterials

A. Craney, F.E. Romesberg, Bioorg. Med. Chem. (2016) 24:6225-6226.
pubpic2016craneyWe serve as guest editors for a special issue of Bioorg. Med. Chem. In this preface, we give a bit of background on drug discovery and the impending crisis posed by antibiotic resistance, as well as an overview of the contributed articles.