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Antimicrobial resistance, Lord Adonis and AI in genomic medicine

Coming up week commencing 22 November 2021


Tuesday 23 November: 9am to 12pm - webinar

Increasing global resistance to antibiotics is leading to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people each year from drug resistant diseases such as pneumonia and sepsis. This webinar, which takes place during the WHO World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, will highlight the current position on the action being taken to combat this threat to global health.

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Wednesday 24 November: 7pm to 8.05pm – webinar

The Rt Hon. the Lord Adonis, British Labour peer, and past Secretary of State for Transport, will join Professor Roger Kirby, RSM President, for a discussion about his political career, his perspective on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted education in schools and public transport, and his opinion on the Brexit strategy and campaign for a ‘People’s Vote’.

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Wednesday 24 November: 12pm to 4.45pm – webinar

In this webinar, a panel of world-renowned experts will explore the intersection between artificial intelligence and genomic medicine. Key speakers include Dr Augusto Rendon, Chief Bioinformatician, Genomics England and Professor Mihaela van der Schaar, Professor of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Medicine at the University of Cambridge.

For a free press pass, email or call the Royal Society of Medicine Media Office on 07785 182732.

Notes to editors

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