24 June 2021

Register online to attend this free Royal Society conference which will bring together scientists, medical practitioners, and funding bodies to raise awareness and interest for new antimicrobial advances. 
 
Supported by AstraZeneca, the meeting will form part of the Royal Society’s Transforming our future conferences in the life sciences, and the Academy of Medical Sciences’ FORUM programme. 
 
The event is being organised by Dr Felicity Gabbay, tranScrip, Professor Jeff Errington, Newcastle University, and Dr David Powell, Summit Therapeutics
 
The conference will open with keynotes from Professor Alison Holmes to discuss preventing the impact of microbes on covid-19 mortality, and Dr John Rex, who will talk about the future of AMR reimbursements. Speakers will also showcase novel research and approaches, leading to a panel discussion on the challenges of diagnostics and antibiotic education, investment and building a business model for new antibiotics. The symposium will close with Dame Sally Davies reflecting on proceedings and sharing her long-term vision for tacking antimicrobial resistance. 
 
For more information on the conference, please visit The Royal Society’s website.

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