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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.
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UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.
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Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University

Manu O. Platt, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering.  Dr. Platt earned his B.S. in Biology from Morehouse College in 2001, his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering in 2006 at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  He is the recent recipient of the Georgia Tech BMES Eagle Award, the Georgia Distinguished Cancer Scientist Award, an NIH/International AIDS Society Scholarship, a FACES Career Initiation Grant, a UNCF/Merck Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship, HHMI – Emory University Teacher-Scholar Award, and a NASA Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-doctoral Fellowship.  He has authored 11 peer-reviewed publication in seven years, including five first-author publications and one senior author publication.

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