Meet our leaders #7

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  • January 26, 2021

Ms Chantal BRITT Working Group 5 Leader Communications Officer at Swiss 3R Competence Centre, Switzerland “A dedicated one health approach and an effective communication strategy to disseminate relevant information to all stakeholders are key to impacting veterinary antimicrobial prescription behaviour, tackling resistance and protecting our health in the years to come.” After graduation from the University of Geneva (MA in …

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Working groups update: December 2020

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  • December 22, 2020

Recent activities and progress of the different WGs in ENOVAT: Overview of ongoing work (Feb 2020 – Nov 2020)    Working Group 1 Since the last Working Groups meeting in February in Albania, WG1 has been undertaking a wealth of work towards achieving its main two objectives: To review and evaluate the methodology and interpretive criteria used by veterinary diagnostic …

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Meet our leaders #6

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  • December 17, 2020

Dr Lisbeth Rem JESSEN WG4 leader Associate Professor at University of Copenhagen, Denmark “The prescribers of antimicrobials are key figures in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. We strive to create rational antimicrobial use guidelines that are meaningful and immediately useful to practitioners in the field. If successful the impact may be huge” Lisbeth graduated in 1997 from the University of …

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Meet our leaders #5

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  • December 9, 2020

Prof Petra Picò CAGNARDI WG3 leader Associate Professor, University of Milan, Italy “The integration of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic data is crucial to define veterinary clinical breakpoints for optimization of antimicrobial treatment and limitation of antimicrobial resistance” Dr. Cagnardi is Associate Professor of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology by the Dept. of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Milan (Università degli Studi …

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ENOVAT ITC conference grants results

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  • December 7, 2020

Posters presented in the granted conferences Dr. Puvaca presented this poster in the 10th World Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases hold in Budapest (Hungary) on the last November 16-17, 2020. Nikola Puvača has Ph.D. degree in Biotechnology, eg. Animal Sciences (2016). Currently he is a Research Associate, Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Management in Biotechnology, and …

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ENOVAT is supporting and promoting an Special issue in the Antibiotics journal

“Optimization and Improvement of Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance” is the name of the Special Issue in Antibiotics. Optimization of antimicrobial treatment in veterinary medicine is crucial for successful therapy while minimizing the risk of resistance selection. Antimicrobial resistance is mirroring the changing world, and the veterinary profession is being asked to properly address this challenge and promote …

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Meet our leaders #4

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  • December 1, 2020

Dr Gudrun OVERESCH WG2 leader Head Subdivision Reference and Antimicrobial Resistance at the Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Switzerland. “European harmonized antimicrobial susceptibility testing as the basis of targeted antimicrobial therapy in veterinary medicine plays a key role in combating antimicrobial resistance in the future” She studied veterinary medicine at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany and …

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ITC Conference Grants

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  • November 30, 2020

ITC Conference Grants for Meetings on the topic of ENOVAT are available during the second grant period between 1st March 2021 to 31st August 2021. Conferences need to be finished before 1st October 2021. ITCs: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, the North Republic of Macedonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, …

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Meet our leaders #3

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  • November 19, 2020

Dr Dorina TIMOFTE ENOVAT Working Group 1 Leader Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Microbiology and Head of the Microbiology Diagnostic Laboratory, University of Liverpool, UK “The quality of our diagnostic activity and the training of the next generation of veterinary clinical microbiologists is key for safeguarding antibiotics for the future” Originally from Romania, where she took her DVM and PhD …

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Meet our leaders #2

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  • November 9, 2020

Dr. Els BROENS ENOVAT Co-chair Associate Professor and Head of the Veterinary Microbiological Diagnostic Center at Utrecht University “We need international harmonization, but above all, implementation of guidelines to influence antimicrobial prescription behaviour” Since 2011, Els Broens is head of the Veterinary Microbiological Diagnostic Center of Utrecht University. Besides that, she is principal investigator within the division of Infectious Diseases …

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