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JPIAMR Antifungals webinar 2021

Le Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) organise un atelier sur la thématique des antifongiques :


JPIAMR Antifungals webinar :

Supporting Transnational Research Collaboration on Fungal Drug Resistance 

28 April 2021

14h00 - 16h45 CET


Register online on the JPIAMR website dedicated to the event.

You will receive the meeting link to the workshop upon registration. Registration is free of charge. 



This JPIAMR webinar on fungal drug resistance is aligned with the launch of the broadened JPIAMR Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda. The webinar is organised in collaboration with the Israel Ministry of Health.

Join the JPI AMR for the latest on the most pathogenic fungi and efforts to circumvent drug resistance.



  • To promote international scientific collaboration in the field
  • To raise awareness of the issue of antifungal resistance
  • To introduce JPIAMR collaborative funding opportunities among antifungal scientific community


program : 

The webinar will combine short lectures by keynote speakers on the most pathogenic fungi, followed by expert panel presentations and discussion.


Chair: Prof. Judith Berman, Tel Aviv University, Israel

14:00-14:10 Welcome remarks
Prof. Avi Israeli, Chief Scientist, Israel Ministry of Health

14:10-14:30 Introduction to JPIAMR and antifungals
Laura Plant, JPIAMR; Tom Harrisson, St George’s University of London, UK, and JPIAMR Scientific Advisory Board

14:30-15:15 Short lectures: The most common pathogenic fungi; identifying and dealing with the AMR challenges they face
Speakers: Tihana Bicanic, St George’s University of London, UK; Elaine Bignell, University of Exeter, UK; Dominique Sanglard, University of Lausanne and University Hospital, Switzerland 

15:15-16:00 Expert panel – Addressing fungal AMR within a One Health context
Panelists: Matthew Fisher, Imperial College London, UK; Sarah Gurr, University of Exeter, UK; Don Sheppard, McGill University Health Centre, Canada


Contact information

For any questions please contact the JPIAMR secretariat, secretariat.jpiamr@vr.se