Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine seminar: Abhilasha Karkey (Kathmandu, Nepal) - Antimicrobial Resistance: Changing patterns and challenges in South Asia

  • Title:  Antimicrobial Resistance: Changing patterns and challenges in South Asia
  • When:  Monday 18 September 2017
  • Time:  12 pm
  • Location:  Auditorium B – Chancellor’s Building, Little France
  • Speaker:  Dr Abhilasha Karkey - Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Host:  Dr Thamarai Dorai-Schneiders (Thamarai.Schneiders@ed.ac.uk)

If you would like to meet with the speaker please contact the host: Thamarai.Schneiders@ed.ac.uk
 
Please note that this Seminar will be recorded live if you do not wish to be included in this please contact DIPM directly (DIPM@ed.ac.uk).

About the speaker

Abhilasha Karkey is a medical microbiologist at the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Kathmandu, Nepal, which is associated with the Patan Academy of Health Sciences within Patan Hospital. She is involved with several infectious disease research projects including enteric fever, central nervous system infections, hepatitis E, tuberculosis, and antibiotic resistance. Her main research includes looking at nosocomial infections and antibiotic resistance patterns within the population, as well as molecular epidemiology of enteric fever within the study population in Kathmandu.
 

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