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Dr Abid Hussain

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Dr Alastair Miller

Consultant Physician, Infectious Disease Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital. BIOGRAPHY: Alastair Miller is Consultant Physician in the Infectious Disease Unit at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. He is also an Honorary Fellow at the Liverpool School of … Read More >

Dr Alison Bermingham

Principal Clinical Scientist, Public Health England BIOGRAPHY: In February 2003, Dr Alison Bermingham was appointed as a tenured Clinical Scientist within the Respiratory Virus Unit (RVU), the national reference lab for respiratory viruses, at what … Read More >

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Dr Andrew Lovering

Consultant Clinical Scientist, Antimicrobial Reference Laboratory, Southmead Hospital, Bristol BIOGRAPHY:  Andrew Lovering is a Consultant Clinical Scientist and the scientific lead for the Antimicrobial Reference Laboratory at Southmead Hospital in Bristol. His main area of … Read More >

Andrew-Seaton

Dr Andrew Seaton

Consultant Physician, Brownlee centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde BIOGRAPHY: Graduated, Aberdeen University in 1989.  Clinical lecturer university Papua New Guinea then completed specialist training in infectious diseases and general medicine in … Read More >

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Dr Ann Pallett

Medical Microbiologist, University Hospital, Southampton BIOGRAPHY: I am a medical microbiologist with over 30 years of clinical experience.  I have developed an interest in managing Urinary Tract infections in both hospital and general practice settings … Read More >

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Dr Beryl Oppenheim

Consultant Microbiologist, University hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust BIOGRAPHY: Dr Beryl Oppenheim is Consultant Microbiologist and Director of Infection Prevention and Control working at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. She also has the role of … Read More >

Bethany-Davies

Dr Bethany Davies

Clinical Teaching fellow in Medical Education, Brighton and Sussex Medical School BIOGRAPHY: I am a Specialist Registrar in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology in Kent, Surrey and Sussex. I am on an OOPR in Medical Education … Read More >

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Dr Brendan Healy

Consultant in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff BIOGRAPHY: BSc (IIi) Physiology (Hons), MBChB(Hons) Liverpool 1998, MRCP, FRCPath, Trained in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.  He took … Read More >

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Dr Charis Marwick

Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Dundee BIOGRAPHY: Charis is Clinical Senior Lecturer in Population Health Sciences and Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases, appointed in 2012. Graduating from the University of Glasgow in 2001, she completed … Read More >

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Dr Cliodna McNulty

Head of Primary Care Unit, Public Health England BIOGRAPHY:  Dr Cliodna McNulty has been working in Gloucester since 1986! Initially as a clinical microbiologist, and now leads the Public Health England Primary Care Unit.  She … Read More >

Dr David Enoch

Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Public Health England, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge BIOGRAPHY: David is a consultant medical microbiologist in Cambridge, having previously worked in Peterborough, Cambridge and London in microbiology and London and the south east in … Read More >

Dr Dimitria Peppa

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Dr Eleanor Barnes

MRC Senior Clinical Fellow and an honorary consultant in hepatology, Oxford University BIOGRAPHY: Eleanor Barnes is an MRC Senior Clinical Fellow and an honorary consultant in hepatology at Oxford University. She has spent past years … Read More >

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Dr Elizabeth Johnson

Director, Mycology Reference Laboratory, Public Health England BIOGRAPHY: Elizabeth has been working in the field of Medical Mycology for more than 25 years and is Director of the Public Health England National Mycology Reference Laboratory … Read More >

Dr Emyr Benbow

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Dr Estee Török

Senior Research Associate & Honorary Consultant Physician, University of Cambridge BIOGRAPHY: Dr Török trained in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology in Oxford and did her PhD research on HIV/TB in Vietnam. In 2009 she was … Read More >

Dr Frances Sanderson

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Dr Gavin Barlow

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Graeme-Jones

Dr Graeme Jones

Consultant in Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust BIOGRAPHY: Graeme qualified in medicine from University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1985. Following a commission in the Royal Navy as a submarine medical officer, he trained … Read More >

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Dr Harry Dalton

European Centre for Environment and Human Health, University of Exeter, Truro, Cornwall UK BIOGRAPHY: I am a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Royal Cornwall Hospital. I have been studying HEV for over 10 years in Cornwall, … Read More >

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Dr Hiten Thaker

Consultant Physician & Clinical Lead for the Department of Infection, Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust BIOGRAPHY: I am a Consultant Physician in, and Clinical Lead for the Department of Infection and Chair of … Read More >

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Dr Jim Gray

Consultant Microbiologist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK BIOGRAPHY: Jim Gray has been a Consultant Microbiologist at Birmingham Children’s and Women’s Hospitals for 18 years. His interests include surveillance and prevention of nosocomial paediatric … Read More >

Dr Joanna Hargreaves

Specialist Registrar in Medical Microbiology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff BIOGRAPHY: BA (IIi) Pathology, MB BChir Cambridge 1998 DTM&H, Dip Travel Medicine. Training part-time in Medical Microbiology at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.  SESSION: Monday … Read More >

John-Frater

Dr John Frater

University Research Lecturer, University of Oxford BIOGRAPHY: John carried out his medical training at Cambridge University and the Royal London Hospital. He undertook a PhD at Imperial College, studying African strains of HIV and their susceptibility … Read More >

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Dr Kieran Hand

Consultant Pharmacist – Anti-Infectives, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust BIOGRAPHY: Dr Kieran Hand is consultant pharmacist for anti-infectives at Southampton General Hospital and post-doctoral clinical academic fellow at the University of Southampton. He has … Read More >

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Dr Kordo Saeed

Consultant Microbiologist and Antimicrobial Lead, Hampshire Hospitals NHS FT, Royal Hampshire County Hospital BIOGRAPHY: 1998 MB. ChB. University of Sulaimany/ Iraq. 2003 MSc Clinical Tropical Microbiology, UCL / London/ UK 2005 Full registration with the … Read More >

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Dr Lorenzo Cladi

Teaching Fellow in International Relations, University of Bath BIOGRAPHY:  Lorenzo Cladi is a International Relations scholar.  He holds a PhD in International Relations at Loughborough University and has worked as Visiting Assistant Professor at St. … Read More >

Mark-Gilchrist

Dr Mark Gilchrist

Consultant Pharmacist Infectious Diseases, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust BIOGRAPHY: Mark is a Consultant Pharmacist for Infection within Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London. Mark trained in Glasgow before moving to London in 2001 to … Read More >

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Dr Martin Wiselka

Consultant in General Medicine and Infectious Diseases University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Chair: Barnett Christie Lecture

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Dr Matthejis Backx

SpR Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology BIOGRAPHY: Commenced training in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology at the University Hospital of Wales in 2006. He took time out of programme to do a PhD in the … Read More >

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Dr Matthew Dryden

Clinical Director of Microbiology, Royal Hampshire Hospital, Winchester BIOGRAPHY: Matthew Dryden has been a consultant microbiologist in Winchester since 1991. He is general secretary of BSAC and has an interest in antibiotic development, staphylococcal infections, … Read More >

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Dr Michael Borg

Director of Infection Control Mater Dei Hospital, Malta BIOGRAPHY: A clinical microbiologist by training, Dr. Michael A. Borg heads the Department of Infection Prevention at Mater Dei Hospital in Malta. He is a member of … Read More >

Dr Mitul Patel

Consultant Microbiologist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital BIOGRAPHY: Mitul Patel is a consultant microbiologist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. His special interest include neonatal and transplant related infections. SESSION: Tuesday 12 November, 1815 – 1915, Workshop one: Paediatric … Read More >

Neil-Woodford

Dr Neil Woodford

Head of Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections Reference Unit (AMRHAI), Public Health England BIOGRAPHY: Professor Woodford is head of PHE’s AMRHAI Reference Unit, where he leads a team of c. 50 people. His Unit … Read More >

Dr Nick Beeching

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Nick-Brown

Dr Nick Brown

Consultant Medical Microbiologist, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge BIOGRAPHY:  Nick Brown qualified with the degree of MBChB from the University of Bristol in 1985. He has an MD from the same University and MA from the University … Read More >

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Dr Nicola Price

Consultant Virologist, Virology Department, Public Health Wales, University Hospital Wales, Cardiff BIOGRAPHY: After completing a DPhil on Vaccinia Virus (in the group of Professor Geoffrey Smith), she trained in Medical Virology at Bristol and Birmingham. … Read More >

Nicola-Williams

Dr Nicola Williams

Senior Lecturer in Zoonotic Bacterial infection, University of Liverpool BIOGRAPHY: Nicola J Williams is a senior lecturer in bacterial zoonotic disease and has 13 years research experience on bacterial zoonoses (including antimicrobial resistance) across a … Read More >

Dr Peter Moss

Consultant Physician, Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust BIOGRAPHY: Dr Moss is an infectious disease physician specializing in the management of viral hepatitis.  He is member of the DoH Advisory Group on Hepatitis, chaired … Read More >

Dr Pier Giorgio Cojutti

Medical Doctor, Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital of Udine SESSION: Monday 11 November, 1100 – 1230, Concurrent Session 1: Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics for the Clinician TOPIC: Antibiotic pharmacokinetics in special patient populations

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Dr Rao Gopal Guduru

Consultant in Medical Microbiology and Lead Clinician or Infection Control, Department of Microbiology, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust BIOGRAPHY: I am a medical microbiologist with over 30 years of clinical experience in microbiology in … Read More >

Dr Ravi Gowda

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Dr Roberta Parnaby

Consultant Microbiologist, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust BIOGRAPHY: A graduate of the University of Nottingham Medical School, I have past clinical experience in general medicine and General Practice.  I trained in Microbiology in London and … Read More >

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Dr Roy Chemaly

Professor of Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center BIOGRAPHY: Roy F. Chemaly, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control & Employee Health at … Read More >

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Dr Sanjay Patel

Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Southampton Children’s Hospital BIOGRAPHY:  Sanjay Patel graduated from Cambridge University/ Guy’s and St.Thomas’ Medical School in 1999. He began his training in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology in … Read More >

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Dr Scott Hackett

Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital BIOGRAPHY: I have been a consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious diseases at birmingham heartlands for the last 7 years. My research interests … Read More >

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Dr Simon Barton

Clinical Director at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital BIOGRAPHY: Chair of HIV Clinical reference Group. Past President of BASHH. Clinical Director of HIV/GUM services at Chelsea and Westminster since 1996. UEMS rep for Venereology in UK … Read More >

Dr Sowsan Atabani

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Dr Steve Welch

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Dr Susie Froude

Registrar in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff BIOGRAPHY: Dr Susie Froude BMBCh, MRCP, FRCPath is in the fifth year of her registrar training in Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology based at … Read More >

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Dr Tim Brooks

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Dr Timothy Walker

ID/Micro Registrar, University of Oxford BIOGRAPHY: Tim is an ID/micro registrar in Oxford and an MRC Research Training Fellow working with the UK-CRC Modernising Medical Microbiology consortium applying next-generation sequencing technology to mycobacteria in the … Read More >

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Lieutenant Colonel James Dunbar FRCP (Edin), RAMC (v)

Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Acute Medicine, South Tees NHS Foundation Trust & 212 Yorkshire Field Hospital RAMC (V) BIOGRAPHY: James Dunbar completed his infectious diseases his infectious diseases training in Yorkshire and Australia via … Read More >

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Miss Esmita Charani

Academic Research Pharmacist, Imperial College London BIOGRAPHY: Esmita  Charani holds Masters degress in Pharmacy and in Infectious Diseases.  She has worked as antimicrobial pharmacist at several teaching hospitals in the UK. She has been pharmacist … Read More >

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Mr Hani Habayeb

Lead Antimicrobial & Critical Care Pharmacist, Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust BIOGRAPHY: Lead Antimicrobial & Critical Care Pharmacist at Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since June 2007. I have a Diploma … Read More >

Mr Martin Kiernan

Nurse Consultant, Infection Prevention, Southport and Ormsirk Hospitals NHS Trust BIOGRAPHY: Martin has worked in the field of Infection Prevention for 23 years. He is a member of ARHAI, is a past President of the … Read More >

Mike-Reed

Mr Mike Reed

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Northumbria Healthcare BIOGRAPHY: Mike Reed is a full time hip and knee arthroplasty surgeon with an interest in training and outcomes. He trained in the North of England, and did fellowships in … Read More >

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Mr Pranav Somaiya

Surgeon & Developmental Proteomics Lead Northwick Park Hospital, London

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Mr Tim Hills

Lead Pharmacist Antimicrobials and Infection Control, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust BIOGRAPHY: Tim Hills is Lead Pharmacist, Antimicrobials and Infection Control at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH).  He joined NUH in 1999 and has … Read More >

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Ms Concepción Porrero

Head of the Food-borne Zoonoses and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit, VISAVET Health Surveillance Centre. Universidad Complutense BIOGRAPHY: Degree in Veterinary Medicine. Master in Quality Assurance. Main experience focused on Food-borne Zoonoses and Anti-microbial Resistance Surveillance Programs … Read More >

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Professor Alasdair MacGowan

Professor of Antimicrobial Therapeutics University of Bristol BIOGRAPHY: Alasdair MacGowan is Lead Public Health Microbiologist for PHE in the South West of England and leads the Antimicrobial Research & Specialist Services at North Bristol NHS … Read More >

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Professor Catherine Ison

Head of STBRU (Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Unit), Public Health England BIOGRAPHY: Professor Catherine Ison is the Head of the Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Unit (STBRU) at the Public Health England, Microbiology Services Division, London, … Read More >

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Professor David Dockrell

Professor of Infection & Immunity University of Sheffield, Sheffield SESSION CHAIR: ‘Clinical Academic Careers’

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Professor David Galbreath

Professor of International Security, University of Bath BIOGRAPHY: Prof David Galbreath is Professor of International Security at the University of Bath and Editor-in-chief of European Security. His current research is focused on the convergence of … Read More >

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Professor David Livermore

Professor of medical microbiology, University of East Anglia BIOGRAPHY: David Livermore has worked on the mechanisms and epidemiology of antibiotic resistance for over 30 years, first at the London Hospital Medical College, then as Director … Read More >

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Professor Dilip Nathwani

Consultant Physician and Honorary Professor of Infection, Ninewells hospital and medical school, Dundee DD19SY BIOGRAPHY: Chairman of Scottish Government Funded Scottish National Stewardship Programme (SAPG) from February 2008..Chair of the European Study Group on Antibiotic … Read More >

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Professor Jean-Christophe Lucet

Head, Infection Control Unit, Bichat –Claude Bernard Hospital University Hospital BIOGRAPHY:  Jean-Christophe LUCET is Professor in Microbiology and Infection Control. He is the head of the Infection Control Unit of the Bichat -Claude Bernard University … Read More >

John-Threlfall

Professor John Threlfall

Consultant Clinical Scientist, Formerly Health Protection Agency, UK BIOGRAPHY: Since 1969 John Threlfall has worked in the UK Health Protection Agency (HPA) in a variety of roles, including serving . as Director of the Laboratory … Read More >

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Professor Jon Friedland

Campus Director, Hammersmith Campus. Head of Section, Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Imperial College London BIOGRAPHY: I am Professor of Infectious Diseases, Head of Infectious Diseases and Immunity and Hammersmith Campus Director (Dean) at Imperial College … Read More >

Professor Julian Parkhill

The Sanger Institute BIOGRAPHY: Julian Parkhill gained his Ph.D. in bacterial genetics in 1991 from the University of Bristol. Since joining the Sanger Institute in 1997, he has been involved in the genomic analysis of … Read More >

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Professor Laura Piddock

Professor in Microbiology, University of Birmingham BIOGRAPHY: Laura Piddock is Professor of Microbiology and Deputy Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Infection at the University of Birmingham, UK.  She is the British Society for Antimicrobial … Read More >

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Professor Malcolm Dando

Visiting Professor, University of Bradford BIOGRAPHY: Professor Dando trained originally as a biologist (BSc, PhD at St Andrews). After postdoctoral research in biology in the USA he held MOD-funded fellowships in Operational Research at the … Read More >

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Professor Marion Bennie

Chief Pharmaceutical Adviser and Professor of Pharmacy, Glasgow BIOGRAPHY: Member of Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group (SAPG) since 2008 and NSS clinical lead for the information work stream including the development of the NHS Scotland Infection … Read More >

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Professor Mark Wilcox

Clinical Director & Head of Department of Microbiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds BIOGRAPHY: Professor Mark Wilcox is a Consultant Microbiologist, Head of Microbiology and Academic Lead of Pathology at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals (LTHT), Professor … Read More >

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Professor Otto Cars

Professor of Infectious Diseases, Uppsala University, Sweden BIOGRAPHY: Otto Cars received his MD at the Medical Faculty in Uppsala 1965 and became a specialist in infectious diseases in the early 1970’s at the University Hospital … Read More >

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Professor Peter Borriello

Chief Executive Veterinary Medicines Doctorate, Defra BIOGRAPHY: Professor Borriello has been Head of an MRC Unit, founding Director of the Nottingham Institute of Infections and Immunity; Director of the Central Public Health Laboratory; and an … Read More >

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Professor Peter Davey

Lead for Clinical Quality Improvement, Medical Research Institute, University of Dundee BIOGRAPHY:  Peter is Education Secretary for BSAC and the lead author for BSAC’s Cochrane Systematic Review of Interventions to Improve Antibiotic Prescribing to Hospital … Read More >

Professor Peter Hawkey

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Peter-Silley

Professor Peter Silley

MB Consult Limited & University of Bradford, UK BIOGRAPHY: Peter is a microbiologist with a career spent in academia and pharma, working in human and veterinary medicine. Graduate of the University of Birmingham and a … Read More >

Peter-Wilson

Professor Peter Wilson

Consultant Microbiologist, University College London Hospitals BIOGRAPHY: Prof Wilson is consultant microbiologist at University College London Hospitals. He has particular responsibility for antimicrobial chemotherapy and infection control in critical care and surgery in the hospital … Read More >

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Professor Steve Green

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Professor William Hope

Professor of Therapeutics and Infectious Diseases, University of Liverpool BIOGRAPHY: William Hope (BMBS, FRACP, FRCPA, PhD), is currently an NIHR Clinician Scientist and Professor of Therapeutics and Infectious Diseases at The University of Liverpool in … Read More >