Joseph Larsen of BARDA: Featured Speaker at World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress USA 2016

Dr. Larsen is acting Deputy Director of the Biomedical Advanced Research Development Authority (BARDA). In that role, he oversees a $2.8B fund for the development and procurement of medical products for use during public health emergencies. From 2014-2016, Joe served as the Deputy Director of BARDA’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Medical Countermeasure Division.  He is also the BARDA lead …

Hasan Jafri of MedImmune and COMBACTE Magnet: Featured Speaker at World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress USA 2016

Dr. Hasan Jafri has been involved in the design and conduct of multiple Phase 1‐4 clinical studies to assess novel small and large molecules against bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens. Prior to joining MedImmune, Dr. Jafri served as a professor in pediatric infectious diseases and clinical science research at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He was …

Ribhi Shawar of FDA: Featured Speaker at World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress USA 2016

Dr. Ribhi Shawar currently serves as the Branch Chief at the Division of Microbiology in the Office of In vitro Diagnostic and Radiological Health (OIR) at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) at FDA where he specializes in the area of antimicrobial susceptibility testing and detection of resistance. Dr. Shawar has a Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology and an M.Sc. in …

Jens Eckstein of SR One: Featured Speaker at World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress USA 2016

Dr. Eckstein, President, comes to SR One from TVM Capital where he was a Venture Partner, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and appointed CEO and President of SelectX Pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, he was a General Partner in TVMs Boston life sciences practice where he focused on earlier-stage investments. He is currently a Director of Thrasos Therapeutics, Palleon Pharma, Decibel Therapeutics, Gladius Pharmaceuticals and …

Anders Karlén of Uppsala University: Featured Speaker at World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress

Anders Karlén, Professor in Computer-aided drug design, Uppsala University, Sweden, is presently the overall medicinal chemistry project leader for drug discovery efforts currently directed at five different anti-bacterial targets at Uppsala University. Several of these projects have been run within EU framework 6 and 7 programmes. Since February 2014 he is the Leader of the Managing Entity and co-coordinator of the …

Jane Knisely of NIH-NIAID: Featured Speaker at World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress USA 2016

Jane Knisely is a Program Officer in the Bacteriology and Mycology Branch of the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH, where she oversees scientific programs related to antimicrobial resistance and antibacterial drug development. Specifically, Jane is the program officer for NIAID’s Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, a clinical trials group focused …

CARB-X: The largest public-private partnership in the world is all about AMR

The largest public-private partnership in the world has been formed, and its purpose is progress in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. As discussed in a Contagion article, ‘World’s Largest Partnership Formed to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance‘, the US Department of Health and Human Services issued a press release announcing CARB-X (Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator), a union of the Wellcome …

Now Available to Download: ‘Companies Making Waves in the Diagnostics Industry’ e-book

This e-book highlights diagnostics organizations who are developing technologies that are inspiring progress and change in the industry. Download the e-book now to learn more about: AdvanDx Cepheid bioMerieux …and more. Get your copy here ! Four of the seven organizations featured in this e-book are sponsoring World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress USA 2016 ! Attend for the chance to interact with these and other leading organizations in the industry! …

Antibacterial Resistance Research and Product Development: NIH, NIAID

“Antibacterial Resistance Research and Product Development: NIH, NIAID”

Jane Knisely of NIAID/NIH/HHS  joined us for World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress USA 2015 to discuss ‘ Antibacterial resistance research and product development’ . In this presentation, learn about NIAID Antibacterial Resistance Program.  Download this presentation to understand more about: CARB (Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria) National Strategy Diagnostics at NIAID DMID Resources for researchers …and much more! Get your copy here! To find out more about research and development …