Harvard FUSION Symposium
The Science and Business of Combating Antibiotic Resistance
The second Harvard FUSION symposium of the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator and the HBS Blavatnik Fellowship in Life Science Entrepreneurship
FUSION is the annual Harvard University symposium that integrates perspectives from science and business to expand upon the promise of an emerging field.
Featuring a keynote address by
Anthony S. Fauci, MD,
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Dr. Fauci has advised five U.S. presidents and oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat established and emerging infectious diseases.
Science — What can we do to avoid a "post-antibiotic era"? What research strategies are leading in the development of new antimicrobial therapies today? What challenges remain? Addressed by leading scientists from Harvard and beyond.
Business and Policy — How can business models, incentives, or regulatory changes favor the development of new antimicrobial products and services for patients? Discussed by a panel of distinguished life-science business leaders, policy experts, and venture capitalists.