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Superbugs & Superdrugs USA

Start Date:
Monday, 13 November, 2017
End Date:
Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 4:00pm
Health & Nutrition

Building on almost two decades worth of expertise in fighting the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), SMi Group are thrilled to announce the return of Superbugs & Superdrugs USA which arrives to Iselin, New Jersey on NOV 13-14 2017.Antimicrobial resistance has sparked an urgency in the development of new drugs as the industry strives for novel solutions to fight infectious diseases. Innovation and collaboration is requested at every level making Superbugs & Superdrugs USA, the perfect platform to strengthen knowledge in key principles such as funding incentives and global strategy, whilst honing in on clinical developments in areas such as immunotherapy, toxoid based vaccines and anti-body drug conjugates.This is critical time for AMR experts, government bodies and industry leaders, to come together and share ideas on the latest developments in treatment and prevention.Speakers Include:Anthony Simon Lynch, Senior Scientific Dir, JanssenWilliam Weiss, Dir, Pre-Clinical Services, UNT Health Science CenterJohn Rex, CMO & Dir, F2G; Chief Strategy Officer, CARB-XChristopher Houchens, Branch Chief, Antibacterials Program, BARDAAnnaliesa Anderson, VP & CSO Bacterial Vaccines, PfizerOlga Danilchanka, Microbiome Lead, MerckChristopher McMaster, President & CEO, DemovaMedObadiah Plante, Dir of Research, VisterrraTim Opperman, Senior Research Scientist, MicrobiotixKen Stover, Senior Dir, Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, MedImmuneMike Westby, Dir, Centauri TherapeuticsHighlights:Guidelines for successfully seeking funding and partnership with updates on the CARB-X initiativeUnderstand the importance of supporting natural immunity and the microbiome for reducing infection from resistant bacteriaNew insight into treating gram-negative infectionsExplore emerging and non-traditional approaches to antimicrobial drug development, including biologic drugs and combination treatment


Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel,
515 US Highway 1 South,
New Jersey,
United States

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Conference organized by SMi Group

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