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August 2020

Bacteriophage Therapy Summit

August 27 - August 28
Webinar

As the scientific community search for alternatives to broad spectrum antibiotics, phage therapy has re-emerged as a viable solution to tackle the global health challenge of anti-microbial resistance. As such, the 2nd Bacteriophage Therapy Summit returns digitally as a dedicated platform for leaders in industry and academia to accelerate the discovery and translation of bacteriophage research into targeted therapeutics that demonstrate clinically significant results. With a heavy translationally focused agenda including how to overcome bacterial resistance scaling-up manufacturing and showing clinical efficacy this…

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BIOCOM 4th AMR Conference: SME campus (Part II) | Focus on diagnostics

August 27 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
Webinar

Moderator: Betsy Wonderly Trainor, Alliance Director, CARB-X Speakers: Peter Haug – CFO & Co-Founder, Head of Business Development & Licensing, Noscendo GmbH Piotr Gastrecki – CTO, ScopeFluidics Rosemarie Preyer – GenID GmbH

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September 2020

PACCARB: Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

September 9 - September 10
Webinar

The September PACCARB meeting, held virtually, will focus on welcoming eight new liaison members and on the impact of COVID-19 and its affect on antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Topics will include presentations on the COVID-19 mortality rate due to secondary acquired infections, antibiotic stewardship practices during a pandemic, disruptions in the agricultural industry due to COVID-19 and the intersection of AMR and emergency preparedness. This virtual public meeting is hosted by HHS and is open to the public. It will be…

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Building, Funding, and Growing Successful Biotech Startups

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event, 765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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Speakers include Cameron Bess, Project Officer, Antibacterials Branch, Division of CBRN Medical Countermeasures, BARDA. Turning a good scientific idea into a successful biotech startup is a challenging journey.This panel will highlight several successful paths that scientists can take toward creating a successful biotech company. Learn what New York-area resources are available to turn your idea into a business and help you develop entrepreneurial skills. The event will introduce funding and strategic programs available from IndieBio, the Center for Biotechnology, the…

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Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition Webinar: Responding to difficult-to-treat infections: Role and responsibilities of governments, researchers, clinicians, industry and patients

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar

AMR in the Light of COVID-19 - A Webinar Series Each of us is now living in a world with a nearly untreatable virus - but COVID-19 is not the only threat that we are facing. Many bacterial and fungal infections that were previously considered treatable are no longer responding to the drugs designed to kill them. COVID-19 foreshadows a grim future if we do not mobilize a global response to the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Through a…

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Chatham House Webinar: Creating a New Generation of Antibiotics

September 22 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Webinar

Participants include Kevin Outterson, Executive Director of CARB-X. The world needs a new generation of antibiotics to address the rapid growth in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The UK government’s 2014 Review on Antimicrobial Resistance estimated that such bacteria could result in the deaths of 10 million people a year by 2050 and an accumulated cost of up to $100 trillion to the global economy. Despite this urgent need, there remain few new antibiotics in development due to a lack of commercial viability…

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ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID)

September 23 - September 25
Webinar

Speakers include Kevin Outterson, Executive Director of CARB-X. The ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID) will take place online from Wednesday 23rd to Friday 25th September 2020 and will cover all aspects of COVID-19. ECCVID will feature a comprehensive scientific programme that will span a wide range of topics surrounding this emerging threat.  COVID-19 is a major public health incident which has brought about significant challenges and uncertainties with respect to diagnostics, therapeutics and infection prevention and control. We are learning continually…

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Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition Webinar: The global movement of microorganisms: Tracking the spread of difficult-to-treat infections

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar

AMR in the Light of COVID-19 - A Webinar Series Each of us is now living in a world with a nearly untreatable virus - but COVID-19 is not the only threat that we are facing. Many bacterial and fungal infections that were previously considered treatable are no longer responding to the drugs designed to kill them. COVID-19 foreshadows a grim future if we do not mobilize a global response to the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Through a…

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Live Webinar: GARDP/REVIVE – Moving from preclinical to clinical-stage: Challenges and opportunities

September 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Webinar

Speakers: Value of a pre-IND interaction with the US FDA during late lead optimization: Bugworks experience - Bala Subramanian, Bugworks Research Inc. Amicidins: Building clinical and regulatory strategies for non-traditional products to prevent and treat life-threatening infections - Michael P. Bevilacqua, Amicrobe, Inc. Discovery and development of microbiome therapeutics using reverse translation - Matthew Henn & Chris Ford, Seres Therapeutics Development of a multi-component toxoid vaccine for S. aureus - Regulatory challenges and opportunities - M. Javad Aman & Catherine…

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Longitude Prize Sprint Workshop: How to Attract Investment

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Virtual Event, 765 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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Recent CARB-X graduate, Specific Diagnostics, will be participating in this workshop. This workshop will be a forum for start-up and SMEs developing diagnostic tests to: Hear from successful entrepreneurs who have built diagnostic companies, what do they think were their key factors for success? Hear from venture capital investors about what they expect and need before making investments. Meet in small break-out sessions in which you will interact directly with other medtech startups who have built or are in midst…

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