Supporting Transnational Research Collaboration on Fungal Drug Resistance
28 April 2021, 14.00-16.00 CET
This JPIAMR webinar on fungal drug resistance is aligned with the launch of the broadened JPIAMR Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda. The webinar is organised in collaboration with the Israel Ministry of Health.
Join us for the latest on the most pathogenic fungi and efforts to circumvent drug resistance.
The main goals of the webinar are:
- To promote international scientific collaboration in the field
- To raise awareness of the issue of antifungal resistance
- To introduce JPIAMR collaborative funding opportunities among antifungal scientific community
The webinar will combine short lectures by keynote speakers on the most pathogenic fungi, followed by expert panel presentations and discussion. For more information on the Chair, panel members and speakers please see here.
Chair: Prof. Judith Berman, Tel Aviv University, Israel
14:00-14:10 Welcome remarks
Prof. Avi Israeli, Chief Scientist, Israel Ministry of Health
14:10-14:30 Introduction to JPIAMR and antifungals
Laura Plant, JPIAMR; Tom Harrisson, St George’s University of London, UK, and JPIAMR Scientific Advisory Board
14:30-15:15 Short lectures: The most common pathogenic fungi; identifying and dealing with the AMR challenges they face
Speakers: Tihana Bicanic, St George’s University of London, UK; Elaine Bignell, University of Exeter, UK; Dominique Sanglard, University of Lausanne and University Hospital, Switzerland
15:15-16:00 Expert panel – Addressing fungal AMR within a One Health context
Panelists: Matthew Fisher, Imperial College London, UK; Sarah Gurr, University of Exeter, UK; Don Sheppard, McGill University Health Centre, Canada
The full program can be downloaded in the right side menu.
For any questions please contact the JPIAMR secretariat, firstname.lastname@example.org
To register for the webinar please fill in the information requested in the form below. Registration will be open until the event starts. You will receive the zoom meeting link and passcode to the webinar upon registration.