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 […]
The Vaccine and AMR Centres present The Wellcome Trust Special Talks Chair: John Edmunds, Dean of Faculty LSHTM Summary: 12.30 Wellcome’s Strategic Priority for Vaccines, Charlie Weller, Head of Vaccines Programme Wellcome Trust Charlie Weller has been head of the vaccines priority platform and head of epidemics since the start of 2017. She led the development of the […]
Credit: Courtesy of STUDIOCANAL Films Ltd Doors open at 5 pm Set in postwar Vienna, Austria, The Third Man stars Joseph Cotten as Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime (Orson Welles), only to find him dead! This award-winning 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol […]
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
Details Speaker: by Professor Ron Behrens BSc MB ChB MD FRCP, Professor of Travel Medicine Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017 Time: 17:15 – 19:30 Lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the South Courtyard Cafe. The lecture will be streamed live.
The AMR Centre is involved with three events during Antibiotic Awareness Week – and we have all you need to know right here! Monday 13 November: AMR misconceptions twitter chat, 2:00 pm Join us for a Twitter Chat with expert panellists to myth-bust common misconceptions about antibiotics and resistance. Follow @longitude_prize and @LSHTM_AMR with the […]
8 of November 2017 5pm – 7pm Royal Veterinary College Great Hall, Camden, Royal College Street, NW1 0TU To celebrate the International One Health day, we are delighted to invite you to this free, public evening event that will take place at the Royal Veterinary College in Camden, London. Resistance to antimicrobials is currently one […]
Summary Bacteria form resistance to our antibiotics at an alarming rate, given the timescale at which new treatments are being developed.Thus, there is a critical need to use antibiotics more effectively, extend the shelf life of existing antibiotics and minimize their side effects. Using drug resistant clinical isolates and computational modeling, I have developed a […]
Details Speaker: Angkana Sommanustweechai Supervisors: Shunmay Yeung and Anne Mills Venue: LG08, Keppel Street Date: 17 October Time: 13:00
Co-hosted with the TB Centre Summary The last two decades have seen huge leaps in the recognition and diagnosis of MDR-TB and therapeutic management is gradually catching up. Nevertheless, for an affected household the identification of an individual with MDR-TB using a novel diagnostic and the initiation of an exciting new treatment regimen, is only […]