"Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) threatens the effective prevention and treatment of an ever-increasing range of infections caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses and fungi." - World Health Organisation
In simple terms drug resistance is impacting healthcare, food supply chains and animal health. Global challenges include;
Locally we recognise the challenges this presents and are keen to explore innovation to address this local and global challenge. To do this we are forming a challenge cluster which brings together skills and capabilities from across Academia, Industry, Health, Veterinary, Food and Agriculture.
Our next workshop "Technologies & Treatments to Reduce AMR by 50%" will take place on 17th May 2017, 14:00 to 16:30, InvestNI HQ, Bedford Square, Belfast BT2 7ES.
Our Spring Newsletter is now available to download.
Thanks to all at Public Health Agency (PHA), great discussion at the Health Protection AMR Symposium on 13th March 2017.
Find out more about the NI AMR Network in our new brochure.
Tamar Ghosh describes the Longitude Prize April 2015
NI AMR Network
We hope you enjoyed Science and Stormont Focus on AMR, held on 10th October 2016.
June 2016 Workshop
March 2016 - Expert Lecture
Report from our joint event with the Royal Society of Biology and Norbrook Laboratories "AMR and the Environment" by Dr Fiona Walsh, NUIM.