207. Cool Ways to Discover Antibiotics
Saturday, October 6, 2018: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Room: N 25

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • discuss novel and cutting edge approaches to discover antibiotics
  • evaluate chemical strategies to modify antibiotics and provide new strictures with potential clinical utility.
  • discuss the discovery of antibiotics using a deep understanding of host-pathogen interactions.

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Investigators, Lab personnel, Microbiologists, Pharmacists, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Investigative ID, Pediatric ID, Trainee, Adult ID

Moderators:  Cesar Arias, MD, PhD, FIDSA, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston , David R. Andes, M.D., FIDSA, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Robert Bonomo, MD, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.25 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-18-266-L04-P


C. Arias, Merck & Co., Inc.: Grant Investigator , Research support . MeMed: Grant Investigator , Research support . Allergan: Grant Investigator , Research support .

D. R. Andes, None

R. Bonomo, None

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