Seminars

Other upcoming seminars | Subject to change

March Speaker: Neil Woodford, Public Health England Date: 6 March 2018 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place

ITD seminar | Acinetobacter and AMR

Details Speaker: Dr David Wareham, Queen Mary University of London Hosted by Dr Richard Stabler Date: Thursday 1 March 2018 Time: 12:45 pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street

Seminar | Which government policies actually reduce human antimicrobial use?

Summary As governments face domestic and international pressure to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR), policy strategies such as regulating antimicrobial sales and restricting use of last-resort drugs have become key strategies to reduce antimicrobial use. To inform future action, governments should have access to synthesized data on the effectiveness of large-scale AMR interventions. We have conducted […]

Seminar | Candida auris – the national and international update on a global emerging pathogen

Details Speaker: Colin Brown Date: 6 February Venue: LG81, Keppel Street Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Watch now or watch later Use this link to watch the seminar live, or watch a recording afterwards (for LSHTM staff and students only)  

Seminar | ‘Pull’ incentives: How should we value and contract for new antibiotics?

Summary The importance of “pull” incentives to ensure that new antibiotics are available to help fight anti-microbial resistance (AMR): how should we value and contract for new antibiotics? Antibiotic resistance is increasingly rapidly and new antibiotics are urgently needed. Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and payer bodies need to be ready to respond appropriately to new […]

Seminar | Drug-resistant bacterial infections in Southeast Asia: problems and possible solutions

Co-hosted between the AMR Centre and CMMID     Details Speaker: Ben Cooper, Mahidol Oxford Research Unit Date: 23 January 2018 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place Watch live or later Use this link to watch the seminar live, or watch afterwards. Ben Cooper Ben has been working as part of the mathematical and economic […]

Seminar | AMR-Scapes: Science Communication and Public Engagement

Summary Professor Andrea Whittaker will be speaking about the public engagement research project AMR-Scapes. AMR-Scapes is  funded by an Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant to research public engagements with advice regarding the rational and reduced use of antibiotics. Some of the themes that AMR-Scapes tackles include examining AMR news and health media messages, including scientific assumptions, […]

CMMID Seminar | Modelling the impact of new diagnostic tests on drug resistant gonorrhoea epidemiology

Summary Katy Turner will present results from a novel individual based network simulation model of gonorrhoea transmission in men who have sex with men. The model incorporates multiple strains, including drug resistant strains and flexible options to determine management of individual patients, based on individual diagnosis (e.g. new point of care tests), extended use existing […]

Seminar | Resistant Microbes and Precarious Lives: Aquaculture health practices and their social and material determinants.

Summary This seminar presents field evidence and experience in Bangladesh that examines the country’s export-led aquaculture practices and associated therapeutic applications. In the southwest of Bangladesh farmers earn a precarious living farming shrimp and prawn in aquatic environments harbouring novel pathogens, and in a state of near permanent disease. Over the past four decades development […]

PMDB Seminar | How to make “resistance-proof” antibiotics?

Details Speaker: Dr Luiz Pedro Carvalho Mycobacterial Metabolism and Antibiotic Research Laboratory The Francis Crick Institute Chair: Dr Teresa Cortes Date: 16 November 2017 Time: 12.45pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre