Superbugs & Superdrugs Conference 2018

SMi Group19 - 20 March 2018, London, UK.
SMi's Superbugs & Superdrugs conference this March will focus on the strategies pharmaceutical companies use to assist the development of new therapeutics & drugs, how to obtain funding for new projects and address why there is a current lack of incentives for researchers working in antimicrobial resistance research and development.

Programme Hightlights

  • Analyse the current status of antimicrobial resistance with industry led insight into current strategies to tackle AMR:
    • Jean-Pierre Paccaud, Director of Business Development at GARDP, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi)
    • Steve Holden, Medical Adviser, MSD
  • Hear exclusive case studies from a selection of pharmaceutical companies on clinical progress:
    • Conrad Lichtenstein, CSO, Nemesis bioscience
    • David Brown, Managing Director and Founder, Alchemy Biomedical Consulting
  • Learn about regulatory pathways for the registration of new antimicrobial agents:
    • Mair Powell, Senior clinical assessor, MHRA
  • Evaluate the latest incentives and funding solutions to spur drug discovery:
    • Mark Albrecht, Health Scientist, HHS/ASPR/BARDA
    • Adrian Towse, Office of Health Economics
  • Explore the latest novel alternatives to antibiotics currently in development:
    • Ian Henderson, Professor of Microbial Biology, University Of Birmingham
    • Stephen Barat, Head of Pre-Clinical and Early Clinical Development, SCYNEXIS Inc
    • Cara Cassino, Chief Medical Officer, ContraFect

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