Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance is a one-day meeting organised by the RSC Toxicology Group and the British Toxicology Society to discuss the challenges of antimicrobial resistance and how to overcome them. It is being held in London on 6th October 2017. Early bird registration closes on 03 September 2017. View the programme and register at: http://www.rsc.org/events/detail/26777/tackling-antimicrobial-resistance

RSC/BTS members £90 early-bird
Non-members £120 early-bird
RSC Student/RSC Retired £30 early-bird (retired members need to request a discount code in advance)

Preliminary programme:

Continuing education lecture – Pharmacology of antimicrobials and mechanisms of resistance.
Laura Bowater, University of East Anglia

Why is antimicrobial resistance such an issue and what has led us to this point.
Neil Woodford, Public Health England

What can be done to protect what is already in the medicines cabinet?
Gavin Barlow, Castle Hill Hospital

Using the microbiome to treat resistance – is this a good way forward?
Colin Hill, University College Cork, Ireland

Antimicrobials in the environment
Andrew Singer, NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

What are the economic and regulatory challenges for pharmaceutical companies in developing new antimicrobials? Elias Mossialos, London School of Economics

Discovery, Biosynthesis and Bioengineering of Novel Antibiotics from Bacteria
Dr Matthew Jenner, University of Warwick ​

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