Past Events

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    

World Malaria Day | Malaria drug resistance in Africa and Asia: Trends & metrics in antimicrobial resistance

  What: World Malaria Day event co-hosted by the Antimicrobial Resistance Centre and the Malaria Centre. When: Tuesday 25 April 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm   Where: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Recent evidence of the emergence of Plasmodium falciparum strains showing reduced susceptibility to the front line artemisinin combination therapies (ACT) in […]

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 […]

Microbiome Goes Mainstream: Implications for health research worldwide

Research into the microbiome has accelerated and has shifted from the margins of science to the mainstream. What are the implications for health research worldwide? The Antimicrobial Resistance Centre at the LSHTM held a one-day symposium on the microbiome on February 17 2017. Bringing together researchers from across different areas and disciplines in health research, […]

AMR Centre Launch Event

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a major threat to life as we know it. Our health care practices, systems and economies have come to rely on antimicrobial medicines. These substances have provided protection against the worst effects of infectious disease, such as sepsis, and have allowed for the development of modern medical technologies, such as hip […]

WHO | World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016

The AMR Centre will be joining this world-wide campaign promoted by the World Health Organization. For more information: http://www.who.int/campaigns/world-antibiotic-awareness-week/en/

Engaging Antimicrobial Resistance in Africa: Towards interdisciplinary approaches amongst the social sciences, humanities, and natural and medical sciences. 

Tuesday, 8 November, 2016, 9.30 – 17.00, Blåsenhus, Room 12:004, Uppsala University Watch this event live from Uppsala on 8th November, including a talk from LSHTM’s Clare Chandler who will present on ‘Beyond Behaviour: Engaging social sciences in addressing AMR’. The morning session will be broadcast live at: https://connect.sunet.se/uu_engaging_amr/ This symposium and workshop is intended to elicit multiple disciplinary […]