Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine

Dr Till Bachmann PhD

Reader in Personalised Medicine in Infectious Diseases and Deputy Head of Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine

Dr Till Bachmann (Reader in Personalised Medicine in Infectious Diseases)

Deputy Head of Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine

  • The Chancellor's Building
  • 49 Little France Crescent
  • EH16 4SB

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Till Bachmann is Deputy Head of the Division of Infection and Pathway Medicine, Reader in Personalised Medicine in Infectious Diseases, and Programme Director of the Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases MSc at The University of Edinburgh. Till has a PhD on biosensors from research at University of Stuttgart and The University of Tokyo and a German Habilitation in Analytical Biotechnology. He is an expert in point of care detection of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance, conducting research at the interface of biomarkers and novel detection modalities. Till fulfils a variety of industrial and institutional advisory roles worldwide. As such he is coordinator of the JPIAMR Transnational Working Group on Rapid Diagnostic Tests, member of the UK AMR Strategy Diagnostics Sub-Group, Panel Member for the Longitude Prize on Antibiotics, judge for the Discovery Award and EU Horizon Prize on Better Use of Antibiotics, as well as founder of AMR DxC, the Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostics Challenge competition.

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Research in a nutshell Bachmann
 
University of Edinburgh

Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Online MSc (Programme Director)

AMR DxC, the Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostics Challenge competition (Founder)

Global Health Academy - GHA (Steering Group Member)

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases - EID (Executive Committee Member)

Centre for Security Research - CeSeR (Steering Committee Member)

External 

Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance Transnational Working Group on Rapid Diagnostic Tests (Coordinator)

Longitude Prize (Advisory Panel Member)

Longitude Prize Discovery award (Judging Panel Member)

UK Five Year AMR Strategy Implementation Programme High Level Steering Group: Diagnostics sub-group (Member)

EU Horizon Prize on better use of antibiotics (Jury Member)

Royal Society of Biology (Elected Fellow)

Hutman Diagnostics AG (Advisory Board Member)

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN-ETN) ‘New Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases’ (Scientific Advisory Board Member)

FP7 Project AQUAVALENS (Scientific Advisory Board Member)

Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Molecular Diagnostics Europe (Scientific Advisory Board Member)

German Biosensor Symposium (Scientific Advisory Board Member)

Select Biosciences Ltd (Scientific Advisory Board Member)

Deutsches Akademiker Netzwerk in Schottland (Co-Convener with German Consulate General in Edinburgh)