24-25 May
BIA Annual Meetings

School of Oriental & African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG

Trainees’ Day – Wednesday 24th May 2017

“Meet the experts”
Confirmed topics & Speakers:
Pertussis – Dr Colin Brown, Public Health England
Mimics of Infection – Dr Andrew Freedman, University Hospital of Wales
Difficult symptoms in the ID clinic – Dr Meirion Llewellyn, Wales
The inner workings of the Food, Water and Environmental Microbiology Laboratory – Dr Nicola Elviss, Public Health England
Making changes in infection control – Dr Alaric Colville, Royal Devon & Exeter Healthcare NHS Trust
All about C. difficile – Dr Kerrie Davies, Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
My career in infection – Professor Martin Wiselka, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 

20th Annual Scientific Meeting – Thursday 25th May 2017

International Keynote Speaker
Better treatment of malaria and other parasites:
Professor James McCarthy
Senior Scientist in Clinical Tropical Medicine,
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute,
University of Queensland, Australia.

UK Keynote Speakers
Better treatment of bone and joint infection
Dr Bridget Atkins
Consultant Physician in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
Bone Infection Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford

How we develop new drugs for targeting and treating infections:
Professor Jon Sayers
Professor of Functional Genomics
Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease
Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Medical Research
University of Sheffield

Associate Members Parallel Symposium
Thursday 25th May 2017
13.50 – 15.50

Diagnostic innovation. A look into the future

Chairs: Dr Mark Melzer, Consultant in Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, Barts Health NHS Trust & Professor Mark Wilks, Clinical Scientist, Barts Health NHS Trust

In this symposium we will discuss newer systems recently developed for the automated or semi-automated detection of bacteria, antibiotic resistance and, in some cases, other infectious agents

Wednesday 24th May 2017 – 6pm onwards
Careers in Infection for Juniors
This event is fully booked

An educational evening aimed at medical students and junior doctors interested in a career in Infection. Talks will include an overview of Combined Infection Training (CIT), including the merits of each sub-specialty, with advice on producing a successful application to CIT. Guidance on the diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene, along with suggestions for making the most of working abroad. There will also be a chance to present Infection cases with a national prize.

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Careers in Infection for Juniors Programme

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