ESCMID newsletter

May 2013

Dear Colleague,
We are pleased to report that almost all of the ECCMID webcasts earmarked for our Online Lecture Library are now available in addition to all abstracts and most of the posters. In addition, you can view a photo gallery with some 80 photos. In this issue we also present our awardees and our grant recipients for 2013 - congratulations to all of them. And despite the fact that summer is just around the corner, our educational portfolio is not on holidays! Enjoy this issue of our newsletter.

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ESCMID events

See some of the 9968 delegates at ECCMID 2013 in Berlin!

View our photo gallery and see highlights from the Congress! Delegates from 109 countries were offered a total of 270 contact hours. Participants could choose from: 12 keynote lectures, 50 symposia, 19 educational workshops as well as 16 meet-the-expert, 33 oral, 12 ePoster, and 6 poster sessions.

View online material from ECCMID in the online Library!

ESCMID is pleased to present the following online material from ECCMID:
Webcasts of presentations
Posters and ePostersOnline Lecture Library

Save the dates!

24th ECCMID 2014, Barcelona, Spain: 10-13 May 2014

25th ECCMID 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark: 25-28 April 2015

Back to (ESCMID) Summer School!

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 Vravrona, Greece, from 6 – 13 July 2013. Registration is still open.


The Society

ESCMID Awardees honoured at ECCMID 2013

Patrice Nordmann received the ESCMID Excellence Award for 2013. Thomas Bjarnsholt and Vincent Cattoir were both ESCMID Young Investigator Award winners. During the ECCMID the three awardees were honoured and their talks can be viewed in the online Library or will be available soon. Excellence Awardee lecture


ESCMID journals

Call for submissions for new ESCMID journal

ESCMID and Wiley Blackwell are delighted to announce the launch of New Microbes and New Infections. NMNI is an Open Access journal with a focus on new genomes, new microbes, and new technology applied to the diagnosis of infectious and tropical diseases.


CMI –June themed section

Placing the burden of bacteraemia in perspective, Editorial, HC Schønheyder, M Paul
Incidence of bloodstream infection: a review of population-based studies, KB Laupland
Overall burden of bloodstream infection and nosocomial bloodstream infection in North America and Europe, M Goto, MN Al-Hasan
Long-term consequences of severe infections, L Leibovici
Update on blood cultures: how to obtain, process, report, and interpret, TJ Kirn, MP Weinstein

Best regards,
Your ESCMID Communications Editors


What's up at ESCMID

27 - 29 May 2013
Paris, France

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Gaining Expertise on Mycobacterial Infections

30 - 31 May 2013
Rome, Italy

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Infections in the Elderly: Prevention and Management

31 May - 1 June 2013
Nafplio, Greece

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Hot Topics on Infections in the Critically Ill Patient

17 - 21 June 2013
Porto, Portugal
ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
Technical Workshop for Basic and Clinical Parasitology

20 - 22 June 2013
Sibiu, Romania

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Antifungal Resistance and Its Challenges in the Management of Invasive Fungal Infections

23 - 28 June 2013
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance: A Practical Approach

6 – 13 July 2013
Vravrona, Greece

12th ESCMID Summer School

26 - 30 August 2013
Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
Intracellular Bacteria: From Biology to Clinic

2 - 4 September 2013
Izmir, Turkey

ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Meningitis Update 2013

16 - 19 September 2013
Santander, Spain
ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop
Bioinformatic Tools in Clinical Microbiology

29 September – 3 October 2013
Bertinoro, Italy
ESCMID Postgraduate Course
Infectious Diseases in Pregnant Women, Fetuses and Newborns

5 - 6 June 2014
Ljubljana, Slovenia
3rd ESCMID Workshop on Professional Affairs in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

More ESCMID events

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