Seminar | The new Sustainable Development Goals and Access to Essential Medicines

Summary The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG will deliver this special Seminar entitled ‘The new Sustainable Development Goals and Access to Essential Medicines’. First appointed a judge in 1975, he ultimately served on the High Court of Australia, the nation’s Federal Supreme Court, 1996-2009. Since his retirement from judicial office in 2009, he has literally […]

Seminar | Timeline sampling of individual patients reveals 
positive selection and co-selection of antibiotic resistance

Co-hosted between the AMR Centre and CMMID Centre Summary Antibiotic resistant bacteria of the Enterobacteriaceae family are a major threat to public health. Enterobacteriaceae are common, gram-negative members of the human gut microbiota who can turn into life-threatening blood infections that require treatment with antibiotics. In a recent worldwide endemic of the CTX-m resistance gene, […]

PhD Upgrade | Exploring the effectiveness, acceptability, and equity of access of rapid diagnostic tests for AMR in hospitals in the UK

Summary Developing and implementing rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) to detect antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacterial pathogens is a priority area for the Department of Health and the National Institute for Health Research. RDTs are faster than laboratory-based culture and antibiotic susceptibility testing, allowing prescribers to switch patients onto appropriate antibiotic therapy more quickly than traditional […]

Book Launch and Panel Discussion | Superbugs: An Arms Race against Bacteria

Register About the book Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a result of drug resistance. Resistance develops because the bacteria that antibiotics target can evolve ways to defend themselves against these drugs. When antibiotics fail, there is very little else to prevent an infection […]

Seminar | Anna Durrance-Bagale, Title TBC

Details Speaker: Anna Durrance-Bagale Date: 1 May 2018 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place More information will be released closer to the seminar.

Seminar | Modelling AMR Workshop

Co-hosted between the AMR Centre and CMMID     Details TBC Date: 14 June 2018 Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street

Short course | AMR: a multidisciplinary approach

Overview This course equips delegates with the knowledge, conceptual frameworks and tools necessary to understand and respond to the complex threat of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). The course learning reflects a One Health perspective that incorporates multiple disciplines, multiple sectors and national and international level considerations. Course dates: 16 – 20 July 2018 At the Sixty-eighth […]