Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/29/2015 -- Join us on Tuesday, May 26th at 11a Pacific / 2p Eastern Time for an on-line live broadcast to learn about Merck's current treatments and research focused on C. diff infections by Dr. Nick Kartsonis, Associate Vice President of Clinical Research for Infectious Diseases for Merck Research Laboratories (MRL) and Section Head within MRL for antibiotics, antibacterials and cytomegalovirus http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2441/c-diff-spores-and-more.
Dr. Nick Kartsonis will be discussing the history of Merck and addressing infectious disease and antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Nick Kartsonis will also be discussing the future in the area of C. diff. and some of the company's current treatments, including DIFICID and their ongoing research addressing CDI.
Dr. Nicholas Kartsonis is Associate Vice President of Clinical Research for Infectious Diseases for Merck Research Laboratories (MRL) and Section Head within MRL for antibiotics, antibacterials and cytomegalovirus shares his time and discusses the past, present, and future contributions of Merck Research Laboratories.
Dr. Kartsonis joined Merck Research Laboratories in February 2000 and has been actively involved in programs for new antibacterials, antifungals, anti-HIV, anti-CMV, and agents targeted against C. difficile infection. Most recently, he has led the efforts to ensure the integration of the Cubist Pharmaceuticals clinical research portfolio within Merck.
The C Diff Foundation, sponsor of "C. diff. Spores and More," is a leading non-profit organization providing education and advocating for C. diff. infection prevention treatments and environmental safety worldwide. Offering a hotline for C. diff. information (1-844-FOR-CDIF) and delivering educational on-site presentations/workshops.
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