Seminar | Back to the Future: New insights into the pathogenesis and management of drug resistant TB

Details Speaker: Professor Keertan Dheda, Head of the Division of Pulmonology at University of Cape Town Date: Tuesday 25th July, 12:00 – 13:00 Venue: LG80, Keppel Street   All welcome – if coming from outside the School please dial ext 4798 (before 12noon) at the Reception in Keppel St ( View @ Panopto, and join the conversation #TBseminarQ *********************** […]

Seminar | Mathematical modelling of antimicrobial resistance (or, how important are those chickens?)

Details Speaker: Dr Gwen Knight, Imperial College London When: Tuesday 18th July: 12:45-2:00pm Where: Keppel Street, John Snow A Summary Abstract: The global problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a “wicked” one. To tackle it requires both a one-health, multidisciplinary perspective and a distillation of the drivers within a coherent framework. Increasingly, mathematical modelling is being […]

Seminar | Antimicrobial Resistance in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

Speaker: 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 Date: 7th July 2017 Time: 1245-2pm Venue: LG9, Keppel Street After qualifying in medicine […]

Seminar | Economics of Drug Resistant Infections

Part of the monthly AMRC seminar series Speaker: Anthony McDonnell, Economist at Wellcome Trust  Topic: Economics of Drug Resistant Infections Date: 4th July 2017 Time: 1230-2pm Venue: John Snow A Speaker bio: Anthony McDonnell is an economist working on how the Wellcome Trust can use economics more to fulfil its mission of improving healthcare by […]

Seminar | Using genomics to diagnose infectious diseases; better to use the pathogen or the host?

Who: by Professor Martin Hibberd, LSHTM What: Pathogen Molecular Biology Department Seminar When: Thursday 18th May, 12.45 – 2.00pm, Manson Theatre, LSHTM    

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

Seminar | 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 […]