‘RESISTANCE’ – THE FILM FOLLOWED BY A DEBATE ON ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

‘RESISTANCE’ – THE FILM FOLLOWED BY A DEBATE ON ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

Described by the World Health Organisation as one of the three greatest threats to mankind. Monday 9 March 2015, 1730-1930hrs

Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre

Medical School, University of Birmingham

The evening will begin with a screening of the film “Resistance” which looks at the devastating impact of antibiotic resistance and asks “Do we need to save antibiotics to save ourselves”.

 A debate will follow with a panel comprising a scientist, clinician, patient and 4th Year Medical Student, inviting questions from the audience to discuss the topic:

Are new antibiotics the only way to solve this crisis?

 

Chair

Dr Alice Roberts

Speakers

Professor Laura JV Piddock

Dr Matt O’Shea

Miss Sharon Brenan

Mr Ananth Srinivasan

 

This event is jointly hosted by the University of Birmingham, the British Science Association and Antibiotic Action on behalf of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.

Attendance is free but places are limited and will be allocated on a first registered basis. 

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