Organizing Committee Member
Dr. Noelle O Driscoll
Professor in Pharmaceutical Microbiology
School of Pharmacy & Life Sciences, Robert Gordon University.
Member of the General Pharmaceutical Council. Member of The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Infection Prevention Society and is a Senior Member of the Higher Education Academy
Novel antimicrobials: Due to the paucity of new antibiotics being introduced to the market it has become necessary for the development of novel delivery/formulation methods for existing antibacterial agents as well as the re-assessment of previously rejected agents for therapeutic treatment such as antimicrobial peptides Veterinary Pharmacy : Assessing the interaction of pharmacists with veterinary pharmacy through prescribing, sale, supply and dispensing of veterinary medicines Contact Lenses : Assessment of the hygiene protocols of contact lens users, investigation of the microbial contamination of used contact lenses, in-use contact lens solutions and contact lens cases where applicable. Aseptic Suites : Assessment and control of microbial contamination of Clean Rooms, operators and products produced within these areas. Antibiotic resistance: Assessment of the public understanding of what the terms antibiotic resistance, multi-drug resistant bacteria and therapeutic agents of last resort mean and how mass education can reduce antibiotic resistance.