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Great job opportunity in Boston: CARB-X seeks an additional Director of R&D

Dear All: CARB-X is looking for you! This new job was just now posted: The Director of R&D is a new senior role on the leadership team of CARB-X, reporting directly to the Executive Director (Kevin Outterson). Here’s the brief: “The Director of R&D will take responsibility for the planning, review, awarding and monitoring of novel R&D projects

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Start your engines! BARDA antibiotic procurement RFP / CARB-X 2019 funding round webinar

Dear All: Two things of note this afternoon… First, the previously noted BARDA RFP to acquire biothreat antibiotics is now posted here with submissions accepted through 21 June 2019: “Under this RFP, BARDA plans to support the procurement of antibiotic(s), which will either be delivered to the ASPR/SNS or maintained as VMI, using Project BioShield (PBS) funds. “PBS funds will also support

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CARB-X 2019: Calls announced covering non-traditionals, vaccines-biologics, diagnostics, and direct-acting small molecules

​Aside: There is now an application link for the Mar 2020 Antibacterial R&D GRC meeting. See calendar listing below my signature! Dear All: CARB-X this week announced its 2019 calls for proposals (link). There are four application rounds: Non-traditional approaches: Funding Round 1 will be open for Expressions of Interest June 3 – June 10, 2019, 5 PM

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CARB-X receives $50m from UK & Gates; Session at BIO on antibiotic reimbursement; PLOS opens an AMR Channel; CDD-sponsored SAR webinar

Dear All: There has been tremendously exciting activity in parallel with this week’s World Health Assembly! Here’s the list… CARB-X has announced this week that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK government will contribute $25 million and £20 million ($26.9 million), respectively, over the next 3 years. With this new inflow of $50m in committed funds,

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CARB-X at work! New funding round, new job opportunities

Dear All, Two things on a Friday afternoon: First,CARB-X Funding Round 4 will be open from 12-19 Nov 2019 for Expressions of Interest (EOIs). This round is very focused and seeks only applications for new classes and/or new targets in early development phases (hit-to-lead through Phase 1) targeting a specific list of Gram-negative pathogens (see link,

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CARB-X renewed x 10 years! Strong calls for PASTEUR!

Dear All, On the heels of yesterday’s (i) patient-focused meeting at the Capitol yesterday where 5 Members of Congress spoke in person (video, press release) in support of passage of the PASTEUR Act and (ii) strong shout-out to PASTEUR by Congressman Mike Doyle during the Energy and Commerce Committee markup session, CARB-X today announced commitments of

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