The Approaching Zero Roadmap Initiative is using convergent perspectives of medical-device-associated infection to identify an impactful set of steps, to be pursued by the very broad and diverse stakeholder community, that will create a trajectory to increasingly push the rate of device-associated infection towards zero over the coming decade and beyond.

Schedule of Upcoming Seminars

The Approaching Zero Seminar series is a forum for leading stakeholders - scientists, engineers, clinicians, regulatory experts, etc. to highlight key aspects of this problem and its solution from the perspective of their particular domain expertise. Seminars are held on Mondays at 11 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

October 23

Anita Shukla, Brown University

Smart Antimicrobial Biomaterials

November 13

Chris Arts, Maastricht University Medical Center

Translational Biomaterials for Infection Control in Orthopedics

December 18

Tammy Kielian, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Reprogramming Maladaptive Immune Responses During Staphylococcus Aureus Device-Associated Infection for Therapeutic Benefit