EU-US Workshop: Challenges and Solutions in the Development of New Diagnostic Tests to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance
US and EU members of the Transatlantic Task Force on
Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR) are organising a workshopco-sponsored
by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
and the European Commission’s Directorate General for
Research and Innovation on 28-29 September 2011 in Brussels.
The aim is to identify factors negatively impacting the development, approval, introduction and appropriate use of new diagnostic tools for invasive bacterial infections in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
The workshop will also address the role of diagnostic tools in the development of novel antibacterials and the challenges in the development of companion diagnostics by drug developers. The outcomes of the workshop should be the identification of existing barriers and possible solutions in the following areas:
Please find attached the workshop announcement and a link to the registration: