Topics in Infection

Register now for this annual one-day meeting that brings together microbiologists, consultants in infectious disease, infection control nurses and biomedical and clinical scientists to hear updates on recent “hot topics” in all aspects of infectious disease. Meeting to be approved for 5 CPD credits.

Registration is now open, so book your ticket (which includes a post-meeting drinks reception) today: rstmh.org/events/topics-infection-2019

Confirmed speakers include:
• Sarah Cleaveland OBE, Professor of Comparative Epidemiology, Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow – “Rabies” – Soulsby Lecture
• David Heymann, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Head of the Centre on Global Health Security at Chatham House London – “Recent plague outbreaks in Madagascar and elsewhere”
• Michael Jacobs, Director, High Consequence Infectious Diseases Unit, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust – “Monkeypox in the UK“
• Hilary Humphreys, Professor of Clinical Microbiology, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland – “Latest developments and highlights in infection prevention and control”
• Colin Brown, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, National Infection Service, Public Health England – “The changing global epidemiology of Streptococcus pyogenes”
• Malcolm Richardson, Director and Consultant Clinical Scientist in Mycology, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Medical Mycology, University of Manchester – “Global impact of fungal toxins on human health”
• Michael Bromley, Professor of Drug Discovery at the University of Manchester – “Development of novel antifungal drugs to tackle emerging antifungal resistance”

Venue: The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

For more information please visit rstmh.org or email Amelia Fincham, amelia.fincham@rstmh.org.