ESCMID Panorama

ESCMID Conference on Reviving Old Antibiotics

22 - 24 October 2014, Vienna, Austria

Conference Objectives

This conference presents and summarises currently available knowledge regarding optimised clinical use of off-patent antibiotics and will discuss gaps of knowledge and future areas of research as well as adapting breakpoints, enriching treatment guidelines, and implications for regulatory issues. The major expectation for this conference is to drive the optimised usage of old antibiotics, especially indications and dosage regimens, as a key contribution to preserving the efficacy of these essential drugs in an era of escalating multi-drug resistance.

Target Audience

Specialists or physicians in training in infectious diseases, clinical microbiology and other disciplines dealing with antibacterial therapy, guideline developers, clinical pharmacists, pharmacologists, drug development scientists, regulatory specialists, health-care policy influencers.

Conference Venue

Austria Trend Parkhotel Schönbrunn
Hietzinger Hauptstr. 10-14
1130 Vienna


Scientific Secretariat

Ursula Theuretzbacher
Nora Nedkov
ESCMID Executive Office
P.O. Box 214
4010 Basel, Switzerland
Phone +41 61 508 01 52

Last update: 11 April 2013

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