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 | Antiviral drug discovery approaches for flavivirus infections

Summary The Drug Discovery Group at UCL School of Pharmacy are following complementary approaches to identify novel antivirals for Dengue and Zika virus infections. One strand focuses on identifying small molecules that regulate host mechanisms and the alternative concentrates on viral proteins, particularly DENV & ZIKA rdrp. Details Speaker: Dr Richard Angell, UCL When: Tues 1 […]

Seminar | Mycoplasma genitalium: antimicrobial resistance and implications for management

Summary Mycoplasma genitalium is an established cause of urethritis and cervicitis and has recently been shown to increase the risk of pelvic inflammatory disease, spontaneous abortion and pre-term delivery. Lacking a peptidoglycan containing cell wall, M.genitalium has limited susceptibility to currently available classes of antimicrobials and has displayed a marked propensity to develop antimicrobial resistance […]

Seminar | Diagnostics for AMR

Summary Professor Peeling will give an overview of the discussions that went on at the AMR events during the UN General Assembly in New York in Sept 2016, at the World Economic Forum in Davos in Jan 2017, and most recently at the WHO World Health Assembly in May 2017.  This will be followed by an interactive […]