Microbe discovery: lessons from the past
Plague history: Yersin's discovery of the causative bacterium
in 1894 enabled, in the subsequent century, scientific progress in
understanding the disease and the development of treatments
and vaccines, T Butler; The greatest steps towards the
discovery of Vibrio cholerae, D Lippi, E Gotuzzo; Steps towards the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by
Robert Koch, 1882, E Cambau, M Drancourt; The rediscovery of smallpox, C Thèves, P Biagini, E Crubézy
These outstanding professionals will be honoured during the Young Investigator Session at ECCMID 2014 in Barcelona on 13 May 2014 from 11.30-12.30 in Hall E. During the session each awardee will hold a lecture on his respective field of work.
Editorial: Microbe discovery: lessons from the past, M Drancourt
The greatest steps towards the discovery of Vibrio cholerae, D Lippi,E Gotuzzo; Steps towards the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Robert Koch, 1882, E Cambau, M Drancourt; Plague history: Yersin's discovery of the causative bacterium in 1894 enabled, in the subsequent century, scientific progress in understanding the disease and the development of treatments and vaccines, T Butler; The rediscovery of smallpox, C Thèves, P Biagini, E Crubézy
D. Raoult, R Charrel, P Gautret, P Parola
Currently, the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca is an exceptional event, mixing populations from various countries and viruses. Several outbreaks have been linked to this trip in the past, including meningococcal meningitis and pneumonia. This year, the fear was that the new Middle East coronavirus could cause a massive outbreak...
Welcome, Research Grantees 2014!
Thank you, Reviewers!
ESCMID proudly presents the 13 Research Grantees for 2014. They were selected from a record number of 145 submitted applications.
A big THANK YOU goes to the 137 Reviewers without whom a diligent evaluation would not have been possible. They are acknowledged on the grants website.
Our Clostridium difficile group ESGCD has published this document as supplement to ESCMID's society journal Clinical Microbiology and Infection: Vol 20, I s2, pages 1–26, March 2014. In the "Medical Guidelines" section of the website, you can find all details and links to the free full text.
The Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) is a network promoted on ESCMID’s Fighting Resistance website. It has recently published its strategic research agenda (SRA) focussing on six fields: therapeutics, diagnostics, surveillance, transmission, environment and interventions. It is downloadable on the JPIAMR website.
Gain valuable knowledge in CM and ID - meet experts - network with and learn from colleagues from all over the world! This ever-popular event is in Sigtuna, Sweden, from 5 – 12 July 2014. Registrations and grant applications are accepted until 9 May 2014.
ESCMID welcomes all those practising in the fields, both senior and junior to the 3rd ESCMID Workshop on Professional Affairs in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Objectives are to: review the status of the specialities, Clinical/Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, across Europe and to discuss initiatives to improve the organisational basis for medical practice in our disciplines.
This comprehensive resource on old antibiotics provides information on
- Current knowledge of old revived antibiotics regarding PK/PD, dosing, emergence of resistance
- Knowledge gaps and current research activities
- Regulatory aspects and inventory of outdated dosing regimens, analysis of Summary of Product Characteristics (SPCs)
- Regularly updated new knowledge, especially from the FP7 AIDA project on "Old antibiotics for the future"
See our website for more information about this Research position in the field of Infectious Diseases, Public Health at Nancy University, France.
Do you have an interest in vaccines? Then come and join EVASG! To find out more about their planned activities or join this group, check out their website!