BSAC Spring Conference 2020

Into Clinical Practice
- Bridging the gap between science, policy and effective antimicrobial use

A global overview of drug development and effective use through diagnostics, stewardship and shared learning

16-17 March 2020

Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, Westminster, London

Dr Till Bachmann

Deputy Head of Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine

Till Bachmann is Deputy Head of the Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine, Programme Director of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases and Biomedical Sciences MSc and PhD programmes at The University of Edinburgh and the Zhejiang University – University of Edinburgh Institute in China. Till has a PhD on biosensors from research at University of Stuttgart and The University of Tokyo and a German Habilitation in Analytical Biotechnology. He is an expert in point of care detection of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance, conducting research at the interface of biomarkers and rapid diagnostics. Till is coordinator of the UK-India project ‘DOSA - Diagnostics for One Health and User Driven Solutions for AMR’, the JPIAMR-VRI Network AMR Dx Global, succeeding the JPIAMR Transnational Working Group on Rapid Diagnostic Tests. Till fulfils a variety of industrial and institutional advisory roles worldwide. As such he is member of the JPIAMR Scientific Advisory Board UK AMR Diagnostic Collaborative, panel member for the Longitude Prize on Antibiotics, Scientific Advisory Board member for Devices & Diagnostics under National Biopharma Mission of the Indian BIRAC, and founder of AMR DxC - the Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostics Challenge competition.

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