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Antimicrobial Resistance: Current Challenges & Research

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The rise of antimicrobial resistance is a threat to modern medicine globally. In this talk, we’ll discuss some of the major challenges and how researchers at LSHTM tackle it within the European and Western African setting.


Gwen Knight

Gwen Knight, Associate Professor, LSHTM


Saffiatour Darboe

Saffiatour Darboe is a research microbiologist with over two decades of experience in both clinical diagnostic and research laboratories at the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (MRCG@LSHTM). She’s currently undertaking a PhD on antimicrobial resistance surveillance in febrile illness and promoting antimicrobial stewardship at the LSHTM part time and has published widely in reputable journals. She’s the current AMR Centre PhD student representative for the LSHTM.



Free and open to all, online and in person. No registration required. A recording of this session will be available after the event on this page.