Most insightful knowledge platform for professionals who wish to eradicate Antimicrobial resistance
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) develops when bacteria, fungi, or viruses are exposed to antibiotics, antifungals, or antivirals. As a result, the antimicrobials become ineffective and infections may persist.
Mission of AMR Insights
Our mission is to inform, educate and connect professionals to make the world free from AMR.
What you can expect in 2019:
- Informing: Our professional E-newsletter
- Educating: Masterclass & courses on AMR
- Connecting: International matchmaking symposia (2)
Maarten van Dongen
Dr Maarten van Dongen studied Molecular and Medical Microbiology at the University of Groningen and obtained his PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Amsterdam. He has lead several large projects in the domain of AMR for various Dutch authorities. At the request of the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports VWS, he designed a national cooperation structure for the research and development of new antibiotics.
How are antibiotics used in medicine and agriculture today?
Workshop aiming to bring together relevant stakeholders organized by the ECMM Society Office & Organisation.
Findings from previous and ongoing collaborative research on the interactions of human health, animal health, and the environment will be explored
- Sean Duke: Animal superbugs a growing threat to human health 21 January, 2019 - Routine use of antibiotics to control disease among Irish livestock must be reduced.
- Lancet: Analysis of the clinical antibacterial and antituberculosis pipeline 21 January, 2019 - Clinical pipeline dominated by derivatives of established classes and most development candidates display limited innovation.
- Two cases of resistant gonorrhoea diagnosed in the UK 21 January, 2019 - Public Health England reminding people of the importance of practising safer sex and seeking help if they are worried they may have an STI.