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16 Feb 2016

Dear colleagues,

ESCMID and the study group on infections in travellers and migrants ESGITM sent out a press release about a number of research projects on the Zika virus within the network.

Best regards, your ESCMID communications editors


Robert Bonomo from Cleveland wins ESCMID Excellence Award 2016

The professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular biology and microbiology at the Cleveland VA Medical Center and Case Western University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is rewarded for his research in the field of infectious diseases, particularly on Gram-negative bacteria. The award ceremony on Sunday, 10 April 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at ECCMID in Amsterdam is followed by the keynote speech “The renaissance of the beta-lactamase inhibitors”.

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New video clips online highlighting top sessions at ECCMID 2016

Check out the clips where members of the ECCMID Programme Committee present their personal highlights for the congress from 9-12 April in Amsterdam! The new clips include Hans Hirsch, an expert for infection diagnostics and clinical virology at the University Hospital in Basel, highlighting sessions on infections in transplantation as well as Surbhi Malhotra, a clinical and molecular microbiologist at the University of Antwerp, who gives an outlook on sessions focused on next-genome sequencing.

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TAE Award for Training Achievements presented at ECCMID 2016

The winners of this year’s TAE Awards for Training Achievements are Clíodhna Ní Bhuachalla from the Adelaide and Meath Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, as well as Luís Filipe Gomes Malheiro from the Centro Hospitalar de São João in Porto, Portugal. We congratulate the two promising young scientists! They will receive their awards recognizing outstanding trainees in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases during ECCMID 2016 in Amsterdam. (Picture: Last year’s awardees)

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