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December 10, 2019 -
Diagnostics Symposium: combatting infectious disease & AMR
Crowne Plaza Hotel - Kings Cross, London

This was the first event of a series of four Symposia presenting the Knowledge Exchange projects supported by The Bloomsbury SET. The event was chaired by Dr Ray Kent (RVC) with presentations from:

  • Dr Penny Morton, Programme Manager, Translation at the Medical Research Council, UK
  • Dr Gabriela Juarez Martinez – KTN Life Sciences (Pharma/MedTech), Knowledge Transfer Network
  • Prof Joanne Webster: Impact of a novel point-of- contact diagnostic test for targeted treatment of zoonotic hybrid and livestock schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Dr Ben Swift – Bloomsbury SET Innovation Fellow – Bacteriophage technology: rapid point-of-care detection and antibiotic resistance profiling of tuberculosis infections
  • Dr Kevin Tetteh – Bloomsbury SET Innovation Fellow – Development of a suspension bead assay targeting the zoonotic malaria parasite¬†Plasmodium knowlesi
  • Dr Laura Buggiotti – Bloomsbury SET Innovation Fellow – Mining RNA unmapped reads: developing a fast diagnostic tool for infectious disease in cattle
  • Dr Susana Campino, with Prof Taane Clarke, Dr Martin Walker: Neglected malaria parasites: genomic discovery and translation
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