Antimicrobial Resistance: A Global Challenge

Law Building Lecture Theatre 2 Room 116
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research
Wednesday 19th September 2018 (12:00-13:30)
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Antimicrobial Resistance - Institute for Global Innovation

Antibiotics are crucially important drugs in the treatment of infectious diseases. However, bacteria that have evolved resistance to antimicrobials are spreading rapidly and this is now perceived as one of the major threats to healthcare. In this lecture, Professor Van Schaik will give an introduction on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and will highlight how multi-disciplinary collaborations are required to confront this global challenge.

Antimicrobial Resistance (CARe) Theme

Session Lead: Professor Willem van Schaik, Professor of Microbiology and Infection, Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Fellow, Fellow of the Institute for Global Innovation.

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