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CARB-X WEBINAR: Tackling Drug-resistant Bacteria: Exciting Science in the CARB-X Portfolio – Vedanta, Eligo, Peptilogics

November 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us Tuesday, November 17, at 10 AM – 11 AM ET for an update on CARB-X, and an insider’s look at 3 innovative programs supported by CARB-X

CARB-X is hosting this special webinar to showcase some of the exciting science in the CARB-X portfolio and the progress CARB-X is making supporting the development of innovative therapeutics, preventatives and rapid diagnostics to address antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

The webinar will be moderated by Kevin Outterson, Executive Director of CARB-X, and will feature

  • Erin Duffy, CARB-X R&D Chief, on portfolio priorities and progress
  • Xavier Duportet, Co-Founder and CEO of Eligo Bioscience, on Eligo’s innovative CRISPR-based therapeutics derived from bacteriophages to prevent and treat antibiotic-resistant infections in transplant patients
  • Jonathan Steckbeck, Founder and CEO of Peptilogics, on the development of their first-in-class antibiotic peptide for the treatment of prosthetic joint infections which recently was granted Orphan Drug Designation by the US Food and Drug Administration
  • Bernat Olle, Co-Founder and CEO of Vedanta Biosciences, on Vedanta’s microbiome program, including VE707, an oral therapeutic designed to restore a patient’s healthy microbiota to that it can fight multidrug-resistant bacteria, and VE303, which has recently become the first CARB-X-funded therapeutic to go on to secure BARDA support for late-stage development, and is also the first-ever BARDA award for research and development of a live bio-therapeutic product.

A virtual Q&A will also be held.

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation and will be able to download an invitation to your calendar.


November 17, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am