10 October 2016
UK Members of the European Federation of Biotechnology (SCI, Biochemical Society, Microbiological Society, Society for Applied Microbiology and the Royal Society of Biology) in association with the Learned Society Partnership on AMR
Royal Society of Biology, London, UK
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This Policy Lates event will examine the roles of innovation and regulation in tackling the AMR crisis from different perspectives, including veterinary research, biotechnology and public health.
Earlier this year, a review of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by Lord Jim O'Neill set out a comprehensive action plan for the world to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, develop new rapid diagnostic tools and incentivise research into new antibiotics.
According to the report, if not tackled urgently, antimicrobial resistance could kill 10 million people a year by 2050, the equivalent of 1 person every 3 seconds; more than cancer kills today.
Society of Biology
Charles Darwin House
12 Roger Street
London, WC1N 2JU
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