JPIAMR is organising a series of live webinars to highlight and clarify the importance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) research in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic and future viral pandemics.
In the webinars world-leading researchers and clinicians discuss the prevalence of bacterial co-infections, best practise and appropriate use of antibiotics, and opportunities and challenges for AMR research in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Antibiotic Use: Have antibiotics been appropriately used in the COVID-19 pandemic?
June 25, 13.00-14.00 CEST
Moderator: Jesús Rodriguez Baño (ES)
Panellists: Gian Maria Rossolini (IT), Constance Schultsz (NL), Evelina Tacconelli (IT), Srinivas Murthy (CA), Norio Ohmagari (JP) and Alison Holmes (UK)
AMR Research: Facilitating AMR research in the COVID-19 pandemic
June 25, 14.30-15.30 CEST
Moderator: Till Bachmann (UK)
Panellists: Rafael Canton (ES), Adam Roberts (UK), Birgitta Henriques Normark (SE), Neil Clancy (US), George Haringhuizen (NL) and Benedikt Huttner (WHO)
A third webinar on the theme Societal Preparation: How should society prepare for AMR as a global health threat? will be organised in the autumn of 2020.
To register to the webinars and read more, please visit the webinar registration page.
Picture: Coronavirus Life Cycle, David S. Goodsell, RCSB Protein Data Bank; doi: 10.2210/rcsb_pdb/goodsell-gallery-023, CC-BY-4.0 license.