28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

21-24 April 2018
Madrid, Spain

The ECCMID congress gathers leading experts in infectious diseases, infection control, and clinical microbiology to present and discuss the latest results. 

 

Pipeline Session

Date: Monday, 23 April 2018
Time: 12:30 – 14:30
Venue
: Hall Y

Participants include:

Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP)
Jean-Pierre Paccaud, Director of Business Development & Development Strategy, GARDP, Switzerland

 

Session

Expediting antibacterial development: core lessons and key tools for a rocky road

Date: Sunday, 22 April 2018
Time: 9:00 – 11:00
Venue
: Hall G

Chair: William Hope, Professor of Therapeutics and Infectious Diseases, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Co-chair: Sumathi Nambiar, Director, Division of Anti-Infective Products, Office of Antimicrobial Products, FDA, USA

Co-organized by GARDP and CARB-X

EU regulatory tools for expedited antibacterial development programmes
Marco Cavaleri, Head of Anti-infectives and Vaccines, European Medicines Agency, United Kingdom

US regulatory tools for expedited antibacterial development programmes
Sumathi Nambiar, Director, Division of Anti-Infective Products, Office of Antimicrobial Products, FDA, USA

PK-PD in support of accelerated programmes: how much is enough?
William Hope, Professor of Therapeutics and Infectious Diseases, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Alternatives to (classical) antibiotics: what will it take to convincingly develop a virulence inhibitor or similar indirect agent?
John H. Rex, Chief Medical Officer, F2G, United Kingdom

 

Session

Actions to fight antimicrobial resistance – science/policy cross talk

Date: Sunday, 22 April 2018
Time: 13:15 – 13:30
Venue
: Arena 3

GARDP and other research initiatives
Ursula Theuretzbacher, Founder and Director, Center for Anti-Infective Agents, Vienna, Austria and consultant to GARDP

 

Session

Antimicrobial resistance in sexually transmitted bacterial infections

Date: Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Time: 12:00 – 12:30
Venue
: Hall B

Evolution of antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Magnus Unemo, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Gonorrhoea and other STIs, Örebro University Hospital, Sweden

 

Booth 

GARDP will be present during the event at the booth 92A

Programme

Saturday, 21 April 
10:30-11:30
Ursula Theuretzbacher, PhD, Center for Anti-Infective Agents, Vienna, Austria and consultant to GARDP
Sunday, 22 April 
15:30-16:30
Mike Sharland, Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Lead Consultant Paediatrician, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, St George’s University Hospitals, London
Monday, 23 April 
Available during the morning break
Sally Ellis, Neonatal Sepsis Programme Lead, GARDP
Monday, 23 April 
Available during the afternoon break
Emilie Alirol, STI Programme Lead, GARDP

 

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