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Weekly News
11 January 2022

Dear colleagues,

Please find below the latest edition of ESCMID Weekly News.

With kind regards,
ESCMID Executive Office.

ESCMID CAREer Grant 2022 – Deadline extended!

To allow ESCMID members fighting the COVID-19 pandemic more time to apply, the deadline for the ESCMID CAREer Grant 2022 has been extended!


For the complete funding scheme, eligibility criteria and the application procedure, please visit the official ESCMID CAREer Grant webpage.

The deadline to apply is 31 January 2022.

ECCMID Keynote Highlight

We are excited to highlight the fantastic ECCMID 2022 Keynote Lecture ‘Clinical research in infectious endocarditis: past, present, and future’ with Jose María Miró (Barcelona, Spain). See this and other highlights in the online programme, and be sure to register at the earlybird rate!

ECCMID Programme Book Grant – Paying it forward

Applications are being accepted for the ECCMID Programme Book Grant, which supports attendees who otherwise cannot attend the congress. To contribute, simply buy a printed programme book during your registration.

Applications are still being accepted on the ECCMID Grants Website.

Free ecraid webinar - 19 January 2022, 13:00 CET

Be sure to register for the webinar ‘How clinical trials inform antimicrobial stewardship’, which will provide an overview of data from clinical trials in the management of cUTIs and pneumonia, and how this information may be incorporated into AMS activities.

ESCMID is a proud member of ecraid.

Reporting quality of RCTs related to the pharmacotherapy of COVID-19

This study evaluated the quality of RCTs related to pharmacotherapy of COVID-19 based on the CONSORT 2010 statement and identify factors associated with better reporting quality. They found that the reporting quality was generally adequate even though they were conducted over a limited period.