Driving reinvestment in R&D for antibiotics and advocating their responsible use

DRIVE-AB participant Kevin Outterson awarded APUA Leadership Award 2015

The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA) named Kevin Outterson, J.D., LL.M., professor at the Boston University School of Law and Boston University School of Public Health, as the recipient of its 2015 leadership award.

Professor Outterson, DRIVE-AB Work Package 2 participant and the N. Pike Scholar in Health and Disability Law and co-director of Boston University’s health law program, is the author of groundbreaking models to address the economic challenge of developing new antibiotics. Together with his scholarship and testimony before the United States Congress, he elevates the issues of antimicrobial resistance to a new level, catalyzing access to effective treatment of bacterial infections for all.

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