Press conference, Boston 2010

Welcome to my professional web site. I am Dr. Ursula Theuretzbacher, a microbiologist, dedicating my professional life to supporting antibacterial drug R&D, improving the usage of anti-infectives to increase effectiveness, reduce harm, and combat resistance. Specializing in antibiotics and antifungals, I offer scientific expertise, international business and government R&D guidance, and science communication to clinical, research, and policy bodies.

Currently I am work package leader in the pubicly funded multinational collaborative projects AIDA, (EU FP7) and DRIVE-AB (IMI) as well as partner in COMBACTE-MAGNET (IMI).

As an organiser and invited speaker at major international conferences,  adviser and evaluator for government bodies (e.g. EU, NIH, EMA, FDA), serving as the President of the International Society for Anti-Infective Pharmacology (ISAP), the Founding President of the ESCMID PK/PD of Anti-Infectives Study Group (EPASG), as chair person of the working group of the International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC) Antimicrobials of the Future, as Executive Committee member of the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), I am also honored to be frequently invited by major scientific journals to contribut earticles, reviews and organise special issues as Guest Editor.

In the pages of this website you will find:

  • My Blog where I will do my best to communicate important scientific, industry, and policy news and observations combined with frank assessments. You are welcome to participate in the discussion on those pages.
  • Current project pages that highlight my work to disseminate knowledge, manage scientific projects, lead international scientific organizations, project evaluation & selection, and scientific article authorship, editing, and review.
  • Information about my future and past conferences, symposia, & trainings.
  • My publication list.

I’m interested in any comments that you might have in support of my work.


Ursula Theuretzbacher, Ph.D
P.S. Here is a brief page showing a few of my interests outside of my professional life.
Brief CV