Into clinical practice:

Meeting the challenges of Gram-negative infection management

14 October 2020

Conference webinar

This fully online conference webinar explores the current challenges and treatment opportunities for Gram-negative infections.

Presentations for this online conference are now open access and available to view below.

Programme

Opening remarks
Professor Philip Howard OBE - View Bio

SESSION ONE: The Landscape
Chair: Dr David Jenkins
Lab diagnostics for Gram-negative infections
Dr David Jenkins - View Bio
Epidemiology and challenge of MDR Gram-negative in the post COVID-19 era
Dr Louise Sweeney - View Bio
Resistance mechanisms to the newest antibiotics
Professor David Livermore - View Bio

SESSION TWO: The Bugs
Chair: Professor Philip Howard OBE
Free Paper: Bridging the gap between the laboratory and the clinic: P. aeruginosa biofilm infection in an ex vivo pig lung model of the cystic fibrosis lung
Miss Niamh Harrington, PhD Student, University of Warwick - View Bio
Acinetobacter and AMR
Dr David Wareham - View Bio
Pseudomonas - transmission and AMR in the context of cystic fibrosis chronic lung infections
Professor Jane Davies - View Bio

Shionogi symposium: Introducing cefiderocol; the “Trojan Horse” cephalosporin – new clinical data and recent real world experience
Supported by: Dr Louise Sweeney, Manchester
Shionogi symposium: Introducing cefiderocol; the “Trojan Horse” cephalosporin – new clinical data and recent real world experience

SESSION THREE: The Infections
Chair: Dr David Jenkins
Complicated urinary tract infections
Dr Annie Joseph - View Bio
Intra-abdominal sepsis
Professor Mark Wilcox - View Bio
Management of difficult to treat infections on the ICU
Dr Sunny Kaul - View Bio
Free paper: Broad-spectrum gram-negative coverage in non-ICU hospital acquired pneumonia
Mr Ed Whittaker, Medical Student University of Edinburgh - View Bio

Closing remarks
Professor Philip Howard OBE - View Bio

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