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DRIVE-AB Symposium at 17th International Congress on Infectious Diseases

The 17th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID) is taking place in Hyderabad, India, from March 2-5, 2016. This year DRIVE-AB will be collaborating on a symposium titled, “New and recently approved antibiotics: Challenges and opportunities”. The symposium will take place on Saturday, March 5 in Hall 2 from 10:15 – 12:15hrs and will be co-chaired by R. Rangarajan (India) and DRIVE-AB participant U. Theuretzbacher (Austria).

Another DRIVE-AB participant, C. Årdal (Norway), will be giving a presentation during the symposium  on “Incentivising antibiotic innovation“.

New and Recently Approved Antibiotics: Challenges and Opportunities
(in collaboration with DRIVE-AB- a project of the Innovative Medicines Initiative)
Saturday, March 5, 2016, 10:15 – 12:15hrs, Room: Hall 2
Co-chairs: R. Rangarajan (India), U. Theuretzbacher (Austria)


To view the entire 17th ICID program, please click here.

To view Dr Theuretzbacher’s presentation, “The Antibiotic Pipeline: What Can We Expect?”, click here.

To view Dr Årdals’ presentation, “Incentivizing Antibiotic Innovation”, click here.