Summary Professor Andrea Whittaker will be speaking about the public engagement research project AMR-Scapes. AMR-Scapes is funded by an Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant to research public engagements with advice regarding the rational and reduced use of antibiotics. Some of the themes that AMR-Scapes tackles include examining AMR news and health media messages, including scientific assumptions, […]
RST Group Seminar | Experiences of computer simulation modelling in outbreak prediction, response and research
Background Funded by the UK Government, the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) is jointly run by Public Health England and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, with Oxford University and King’s College London as academic partners. The UK-PHRST consists of public health experts, scientists, academics and clinicians ready to respond to […]
CMMID Seminar | Modelling the impact of new diagnostic tests on drug resistant gonorrhoea epidemiology
Summary Katy Turner will present results from a novel individual based network simulation model of gonorrhoea transmission in men who have sex with men. The model incorporates multiple strains, including drug resistant strains and flexible options to determine management of individual patients, based on individual diagnosis (e.g. new point of care tests), extended use existing […]
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 […]
In late November 2017, the AMR Centre hosted 38 researchers, health and policy professionals in London for a roundtable to discuss how best antibiotic use can be measured in a way that informs strategies to address antibiotic resistance both nationally and internationally. This is a major challenge across different settings given the variety of antibiotics […]
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 […]