Professor of Molecular Diagnostics and Infection, The University of Edinburgh
Professor Till Bachmann is the Chair of Molecular Diagnostics and Infection and the Deputy Head of Infection Medicine at the Deanery of Biomedical Sciences at Edinburgh Medical School, University of Edinburgh. Till is the AMR Strategy Lead for Edinburgh Infectious Diseases, Founder and Chair of the Edinburgh AMR Forum, and Co-Director of the University of Edinburgh’s Fleming Fund Fellowships Host Institution programme. He is an expert in point of care detection of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance, conducting research at the interface of biomarkers and rapid diagnostics, including as Coordinator of the UK-India project ‘DOSA – Diagnostics for One Health and User Driven Solutions for AMR’, the JPIAMR-VRI Network AMR Dx Global, the JPIAMR Transnational Working Group on Rapid Diagnostic Tests and partner of the Innovative Medicines Initiative project VALUE-Dx and JPIAMR network B2B2B AMRDx. Till fulfils a range of industrial and institutional advisory roles worldwide including as Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR), judge for the Longitude Prize on Antibiotics, Advisor for CARB-X (Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator), BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) Mission of the Department of Biotechnology of the Indian Government, and the German Institute for Bioprocessing and Analytical Measurement Techniques.