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The Perfect Predator: A Scientist’s Race to Save her Husband from a Deadly Superbug Programme :    The Perfect Predator: A Scientist’s Race to Save her Husband from a Deadly Superbug
Venue Name: MULTIPURPOSE HALL
Start Date: 19 Nov 2019
End Date: 19 Nov 2019
Start Time: 18:00
Category Name : COLLOQUIUM
 
The Perfect Predator: A Scientist’s Race to Save her Husband from a Deadly Superbug
 
Launch of a book co-authored by Steffanie Strathdee and Tom Patterson
 
 
 
Chief Guest: Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, South-East Asia Region, World Health Organisation
 
 
 
Followed by a lecture
 
 
 
Speaker: Prof. Steffanie Strathdee, an infectious disease epidermiologist, renowned for her research on the intersection of HIV and drug use. She is Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences & Harold Simon Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego
 
 
 
Chair: Prof. Balram Bhargava, Secretary, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Director-General, Indian Council of Medical Research
 
 
 
Dr. Strathdee will present the case study of her husband, Dr. Tom Patterson, who was stricken with a pan-resistant bacterial infection and was rescued with intravenous phage therapy as well as others who have been similarly treated successfully in other countries
 
 
 
Panel Discussion: Charting a Path Towards Bacteriophage Therapy
 
Chair: Prof. Balram Bhargava
 
 
 
Discussants: Dr. Steffanie Strathdee; Dr. Thomas Petterson, Professor of Psychiatry, School of Health Sciences, University of California, San Diego; Dr. Sanjay Chhibber, Professor, Department of Microbiology, Panjab University and President, Society for Bacteriophage Research and Therapy, India; and Prof. Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
 
 
 
Moderator: Dr. Urmi Bajpai, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Science, Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi and Co-creator, International Bacteriophage Research Consortium
 
 
 
(Collaboration: Open Health Laboratories Systems; and The International Bacteriophage Research Consortium)



 

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