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Antibiotic Resistance and Alternatives: Looking Towards the Future

The O2 * | London, UK
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Title: Antibiotic Resistance and Alternatives: Looking Towards the Future
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Nov, 3, 2015 to Nov, 5, 2015
Location: London, UK
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 195 to 545 GBP
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This international interdisciplinary event is an open forum for discussion of the rise in antibiotics resistance and the potential utility of various antibiotic alternatives in treating human and animal disease.  Using a multi-professional and inter-specialty approach this event promises plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate set in an informal atmosphere.

This event has an open abstract session.  

Abstracts can be submitted on any subject related to antibiotic resistance and alternatives
The Deadline for abstract submissions for oral presentation is August 10th 2015
Abstracts for poster presentation only can be submitted up to two weeks before the event
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Hashtag: #Antibio2015

This event has CPD accreditation

Who Should Attend 
From researchers trying to find alternatives to therapies to pharmacists delivering treatments: any one with an interest in antibiotic alternatives would find this event of value.

Talks Include:

Antibiotic resistance: on the importance of antibiotic efflux pumps
Dr Hendrik W. Van Veen, Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Should Homeopathy be considered as part of a treatment strategy to replace antibiotics in otitis media with effusion in children? A review of the evidence.

Alison Fixsen, BA (Hons), MA, MBSH, RSHom, PGCHE, DipNP.Senior Lecturer and Deputy Disability Tutor Faculty of Science and Technology University of Westminster, London, Uk

Nanotechnology and the Control of Infections
Robert Allaker, Queen Mary University Of London, London, UK.

Selection of antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic bacteria through the use of heavy metals and biocides: a review
Robert H Davies, APHA Salmonella Consultant,London, Uk

The Resurgence of Penicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus from Infectious Keratitis
Professor Regis P. Kowalski, MS, M(ASCP), Research Professor of Ophthalmology, Executive Director of The Charles T. Campbell Ophthalmic Microbiology Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, US

Bacteriophages controlling Extensively Drug resistant E. coli sequence types.

Dr Mark A. Toleman, Senior Lecturer, Department of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University, London, UK

Antibiotic Resistance
Dr Hans Kollberg, Uppsala University, Sweden,UK

Rubella Antibody Status of Patients Attending a South West London Antenatal Clinic from 2007 to 2012
Dr Stephen Mortlock, University of Surrey,London, UK

Microcins as antibiotic alternatives: Structural basis for hijacking siderophore receptors by antimicrobial lasso peptides
Dr. Konstantinos Beis, Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London, Membrane Protein Lab RCaH, London, UK

Modulation of Airway Taste Receptors in Combating Upper Respiratory Infections
Dr Noam A. Cohen, University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA

Targeted Pulmonary Delivery of Antibiotics by Multifunctional Dry Powder Inhalation Aerosols and Nanotechnology for Pulmonary Infectious Diseases
Dr Heidi M. Mansour, Ph.D., R.Ph., The University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy, Arisona, USA

Carbapenum resistant enterocci infections 
Professor Anil Dhawan, King's College London, England, United Kingdom

Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) as bacterial reduction agents for human platelets stored for transfusion
C.D. Atreya, Ph.D., Associate Director for Research, Office of Blood Research and Review, Center for Biologics Research and Review, US Food and Drug Administration

Anti-infectives from marine resources-A better alternative to antibiotics to treat nosocomial and opportunistic pathogens
Dr. S Karutha Pandian, Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology & Dean:Faculty of Science & Member of Vice-chancellor, Officiating Committee, Alagappa University, Science Campus, India

Engineered liposomes sequester bacterial exotoxins and protect from severe invasive infections in mice
Prof. Dr. med Annette Draeger, Abteilung Zellbiologie, Institut für Anatomie, Universität Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Optical method development for predicting antibiotic susceptibility
Professor Tayyaba Hasan, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

The value of antibiotics in an era of escalating bacterial resistance
Dr Glenn Tillotson, Transcrip Partners, Downingtown, PA, USA

Inhibition of invasive infection by Staphylococcus aureus
Dr Susan McDowell, Professor, Director, Biotechnology Program, Ball State University

Boosting your immune system using fragments of innate immunity proteins
Dr Jens Madsen, Lecturer in Child Health PhD, Sir Henry Wellcome Laboratories, Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton , UK

Management in bite wounds in children and adults and the associated challenge with antibiotic therapy. 
Dr Florian M. Kovar, Univ. Lektor-Dr. Florian M. Kovar, Attending for Trauma Surgery, Medizinische Universität Wien, Universitätsklinik für Unfallchirurgie, AKH Wien, Austria

Challenges associated with treating multi-drug resistant infections in critically ill patients with cancer
Dr Daniel Arellano, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care The University of Texas MD, Anderson Cancer Center, TX, USA

Microcins as antibiotic alternatives: Structural basis for hijacking siderophore receptors by antimicrobial lasso peptides
Dr. Konstantinos Beis, Imperial College London, Membrane Protein Lab, RCaH, Oxfordshire, UK

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Cineworld: The O2 

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SE10 0DX

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