MHRA Update: Regulatory Considerations for the Registration of New Antibacterial Agents

MHRA to provide news updates on regulatory considerations at 20th annual “Superbugs” summit.

London, United Kingdom, December 15, 2017 --( Taking place in London on 19th and 20th March 2018, the theme for SMi’s 20th annual conference on Superbugs and Superdrugs is to tackle the scientific, regulatory and economic challenges to combat AMR.

Highlights will include an exclusive keynote address from the MHRA when SMi Group welcomes the expertise of Mair Powell to provide regulatory guidance on the registration of new antibacterial agents.

Dr. Powell is a member of the EMA’s Infectious Disease Working Party and was its chair for 6 years. She has been closely involved in all guideline development for anti-infective agents for 20 years and is currently the chair of the EMA’s Vaccine Working Party.

Her unique experience will provide attendees with critical updates on recent policies and planned revisions to EMA guidance. Presentation highlights will include talks surrounding antibacterial agents with the potential to address an unmet need; options for clinical development programmes; and the importance of the pharmacokinetic - pharmacodynamic relationship.

The notable speaker panel will also include talks from TranScrip Partners, Chemical Biology Ventures, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Nemesis Bioscience, Alchemy Biomedical Consulting, ABAC Therapeutics, Oppilotech, Gladius Pharmaceuticals, Pew Charitable Trusts, Blueberry Therapeutics, UNT Health Science Center, ContraFect, SCYNEXIS and more.

SMi’s 20th Annual conference on Superbugs & Superdrugs will take place on 19th & 20th March 2018 at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington in London, UK.

Further details including a full speaker line-up and detailed programme are available at

For those looking to attend there is currently a £200 early bird saving available until December 15, 2017.

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