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Antibiotic Alternatives 2015: 3rd – 5th Nov 2015




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Talks included:

  • Antibiotic resistance: on the importance of antibiotic efflux pumps:

Dr Hendrik W. Van Veen, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • The Resurgence of Penicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus from Infectious Keratitis:

Professor Regis P. Kowalski, MS, M(ASCP), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, US

  • Avian antibodies (IgY) to fight antibiotic resistance:

Dr Hans Kollberg, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • Targeting host CDC42 as a therapeutic strategy for limiting invasive bacterial infection:

Professor Susan McDowell, PhD, Director, Biotechnology Program, Ball State University Muncie, Indiana, USA

  • The value of antibiotics in an era of escalating bacterial resistance:

Dr Glenn Tillotson, Transcrip Partners, Downingtown, PA, USA

  • Carbapenum resistant enterocci infections:

Professor Anil Dhawan, King’s College London, England, United Kingdom

  • Does the presence of antimicrobial substances increase the prevalence of community acquired MRSA:

Dr Stephen Mortlock, University of Surrey, London, UK

  • Management of bite wounds in children and adults – an analysis of over 5.000 cases at a Level I Trauma centre:

Dr Florian M. Kovar, Univ. Lektor-Dr. Florian M. Kovar, Attending for Trauma Surgery, Medizinische Universität Wien, Universitätsklinik für Unfallchirurgie, AKH Wien, Austria

  • 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

  • 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:

Mrs 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Anti-infectives from marine resources-A better alternative to antibiotics to treat nosocomial and opportunistic pathogens:

Professor S Karutha Pandian, Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology & Dean: Faculty of Science & Member of Vice-chancellor, Officiating Committee, Alagappa University, Science Campus, India

  • The future of anti-virulence therapy:

Dr Domenico Schillaci, Lecturer, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

  • Bacteriophages controlling Extensively Drug resistant E. coli sequence types:

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

  • Nanoparticles and the Control of Infection:

Professor Robert Allaker, Queen Mary University Of London, London, UK

  • Targeting bacterial exotoxins with liposomes:

Professor Annette Draeger, Abteilung Zellbiologie, Institut für Anatomie, Universität Bern, Bern, Switzerland

  • The effect of feeding calves waste milk on fecal and nasal microbiota

Georgina Maynou Lombardo, Institute of Research and Technology Food and Agriculture (IRTA), Caldes de Montbui, Spain

  • Repurposing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the fight against tuberculosis (TB)

Dr. Sanjib Bhakta, Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, Birkbeck, University of London and UCL, London, United Kingdom

  • Emerging resistance towards antibiotics – a burning problem

Dr Prakash Udhawdas Tahiliani, Clinical Researcher, Prime Ever Ayurvedic Research Laboratories, Navsari, Gujarat, India



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