Leading the Charge Against Antimicrobial Resistance: Partnering to Meet the Challenge
Join ASM President Robin Patel and CEO Stefano Bertuzzi as they participate in a Congressional briefing at 12:00 noon on October 24 in room 485 the Russell Senate Office Building. Joining ASM in sponsoring the briefing are Research!America, AdvaMedDx, and BD. The briefing will outline the problem and explore the scientific underpinnings of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as well as describe advances in combating AMR. Speakers will include Michael Craig, Senior Advisor for the Antibiotic Resistance Coordination and Strategy Unit at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and panels will focus on why AMR is a public health threat and how research and public-private partnerships are beginning to produce new ways of combating it. For more information, see the attached flyer.