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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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Colin Hill has a Ph.D in Molecular Microbiology and is Professor of Microbial Food Safety in the Microbiology Department of University College Cork, Ireland. He is also a Principal Investigator in both the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC), a multidisciplinary research centre focusing on the role of gut microbiota in health and disease and the National Functional Food Research Centre, a multi-Institutional Centre engaged in identifying bioactive components for use in functional foods. His main interests are in infectious disease, particularly in defining the mechanisms of virulence of foodborne pathogens and in developing strategies to prevent and limit the consequences of microbial infections in the gastrointestinal tract. He has published more than 220 peer-reviewed papers and holds 11 patents in this area. He has also served on the Scientific Committee of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland for many years. In 2005 Prof. Hill was awarded a D.Sc by the National University of Ireland in recognition of his contributions to research.

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