BMS Masterclass 2017

BMS Masterclass 2017

The latest in the BMS Masterclass series of events will focus on Cystic Fibrosis.



Course description

Topics include  the culture and susceptibility testing of relevant organisms, including mycobacteria, as well as overviews of the CF challenge.

We are currently finalising the programme and details will be provided when complete.


Programme overview

9.30 - 10.20 Refreshments & trade show

Session 1 - 

10.20    Cystic Fibrosis, an overview
Mark Fielder, Professor of Medical Microbiology, Kingston University

10.30    Microbiology in Paediatric CF patients
James Cargill, Consultant Microbiologist, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

11.00    Typing and tracking infections
Dervla Kenna, Senior Scientist ARMHAI, Public Health England

11.30    Culture & Sensitivity – when & why?
Mandy Wootton, Lead Scientist SACU, Public Health Wales

12.00 - 1.30 Lunch & trade show

Session 2 - 

1.30    Anaerobes & Cystic Fibrosis
Michael Perry, Deputy Lead Scientist UKARU, Public Health Wales

2.00    Culturing TB & non-TB Mycobacteria
Katie Burns & Karen Weekes, Royal Brompton Hospital

2.30    Biofilms, chronic infections & novel antibiotics
Aled Roberts, School of Health Sciences, Cardiff Metropolitan University

3.00    Protecting the CF patient, preventing infections
Elaine Cloutman-Green, Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner, Great Ormond Street Hospital

CPD points available for attendees:

IBMS - CPD Recognised

Royal College of Pathologists - applied

Date & location

To be held on 6th April, 2017 at:

Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London, WC1N 2JU



Price quoted is inclusive of VAT, discount available for IBMS and SfAM members





  • Quantity: 6/4/2017
  • Product Code: BMSarm5

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