Seminars

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

Prof. David Dance Senior Clinical Research Fellow/Consultant Microbiologist, Lao Oxford Mahosot Hospital Wellcome Trust Research Unit, Lao PDR/Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, UK Honorary Professor, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK After qualifying in medicine at the University of Bristol, David Dance trained as a […]

Thresholds of resistance: the ‘biotic politics’ of antibiotics

Hosted by London Medical Sociology Group Date: Wednesday 29 March 2017 Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm   Venue: Jerry Morris Room A&B, LSHTM, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Professor Nik Brown, University of York Abstract: This paper reflects on the way antibiotic resistance (AMR) is historically situated at a particular juncture or ‘threshold’ in what […]

Seminar: Antimicrobial Resistance (GHLS)

in the series Global Health Lecture Series (GHLS) Date: Monday 20 March 2017 Time: 5:15 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Professor Sharon Peacock

Seminar: Do’s and Don’ts for Hospital Cleaning

Speaker: Professor Stephanie Dancer – Edinburgh Napier University / NHS Lanarkshire When: Wednesday 15th 12.45 to 1.45 pm Where: Bloomsbury Room, Student Central, Malet St More evidence is emerging on the role of cleaning and decontamination for reducing hospital-acquired infection. Timely and adequate removal of environmental pathogens leads to measurable clinical benefits for patients in both routine and outbreak situations. This presentation […]

Seminar: Changing effectiveness of artemisinin combination therapy for falciparum malaria in Africa.

Seminar co-hosted by the Antimicrobial Resistance Centre and the Malaria Centre Title: “Changing effectiveness of artemisinin combination therapy for falciparum malaria in Africa” Speaker: Colin Sutherland Date: Friday 10th March Time: 12.30-2pm Venue: Manson Theatre, LSHTM This seminar will be recorded and available to watch on Panopto here

Alternative Models for the Assessment of Virulence and Screening Antimicrobial Efficacy

Hosted by Professor Nick Dorrell –  in the series Pathogen Molecular Biology Department Seminar Date: Thursday 2 March 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm   Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Olivia Champion, University of Exeter

Resistance – A story of antibiotics, bacteria, and public health in Britain (1935-1998)

In the AMR Centre Seminar Series.  Date: Thursday 23 February 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm   Venue: LG6, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Claas Kirchhelle, University of Oxford Rising bacterial resistance against antibiotics is one of the most pressing health issues of the 21st century. Decision makers at the international, transnational, and national levels […]

St. George’s Jenner Symposium – University of London Institute for Infection and Immunity

Looking to strengthen and facilitate links between St George’s and LSHTM…..  we at St George’s University of London Institute for Infection and Immunity would like to extend an invitation to staff at LSHTM to attend our flagship symposium – the Jenner Symposium. Date: Wednesday 2nd November 2016 from 12.30– 6 pm. Registration and lunch/refreshments/reception free of charge. Each year […]

Why One Health & Veterinary Epidemiology are so important for our future

Hosted by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Royal Veterinary College Date: Monday 3 October 2016 Time: 6:30 pm Venue: Royal Veterinary College, Camden Campus, 4 Royal College Street, London, NW1 0TU Type of event: Discussion Speaker(s): Professor Peter Piot and Professor Stuart Reid There will be a debate and discussion with an open question time followed by […]

Emerging antibiotic resistance: How can resource-limited settings turn the tide?

 Update: Lecture video now available Speaker: Dr Lisa Bebell When: 8th September 12.45-14.00 Where: Bennett Room Keppel Street Entry: Free and open to all   Abstract Antibiotic resistance is a global crisis driven by appropriate and inappropriate antibiotic use. Resistance continues to spread in low-resource settings due to unreliable surveillance data, unfettered antibiotic access, minimal […]