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Antimicrobial Resistance in UTIs – the Science of Cranberry

Global cranberry expert, Dr Amy Howell, provides a review of UTIs, the effect on antimicrobial resistance and the science behind the beneficial use of cranberry. 

In this complimentary webinar, Dr Howell, discusses the prevalence of UTIs, the link with antimicrobial resistance, and the science of cranberry in UTI management. 

Learn about the unusual constituents in cranberry and their ability to reduce bacterial adhesion in UTIs and find out why cranberry may be beneficial in the global issue of antimicrobial resistance. 

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Dr Amy Howell

Speaker background

Dr. Amy Howell is an associate research scientist at the Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research at Rutgers University. Since 1993, Dr. Howell has been engaged in research aimed at identifying the active compounds in cranberries for urinary tract infections and the prevention of antibiotic resistance, along with engagement in projects to identify ani-adhesion biomarkers and PAC validation methods. She is an internationally recognised speaker and has authored numerous research papers in high impact journals.

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Antimicrobial Resistance in UTIs – Exploring the Science of Cranberry


In this concise clinical and evidence-based review, Dr Howell will:

  • Discover the prevalence and recurrence statistics of UTIs globally and in Australia
  • Review the current medical management of UTIs
  • Understand insights into the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
  • Learn about the unusual PAC types and their metabolites in cranberry
  • Examine the mechanisms of action for cranberry in UTIs
  • Find out how cranberry affects E.coli adherence to bladder cells
  • Discover the potential use of cranberry in UTI recurrence and AMR reduction
  • Review the scientific evidence for cranberry in UTIs for adults and children
  • Understand dosages and advantages of supplemental cranberry

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Who should attend?

  • Genitourinary specialists
  • Integrative health professionals
  • Herbalists

Webinar details

  • Register for on-demand access and watch at a time convenient to you
  • Complimentary 

Why register?

  • In depth review
  • Evidence-based clinical uses
  • For CPD/CPE eligibility, check with your professional association 

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