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26 Jan 2016

Dear colleagues,

Eighty pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies are calling on governments and industry to work together to tackle drug-resistance and the lack of active antimicrobial agents. ESCMID President Murat Akova, on behalf of ESCMID, commented on the initiative. Access the press release and the declaration.

Best regards, your ESCMID communications editors


New video clips online highlighting the top sessions at ECCMID 2016

Check out the video 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 Hanna Nohynek of the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare who gives an outlook on the top vaccine sessions as well as Jean Paul Stahl, a specialist on tropical infectious diseases, who highlights sessions focusing on difficult-to-treat and emerging infections including those caused by the Zika virus.

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ID bioinformatics openings at Imagine Institute for Genetic Diseases in Paris

The Imagine Institute for Genetic Diseases, an interdisciplinary research centre focused on human genetic diseases located in the heart of Paris, offers two postdoctoral bioinformatics research positions in infectious diseases. In March 2016 Imagine will launch a new research laboratory in clinical bioinformatics, which will develop statistical methods and bioinformatics pipelines with a clinical focus on the computational assessment and prioritization of human rare genetic variants and statistical analyses of high-dimensional single-cell data of human cells.

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Roche offers job as Global Medical Leader Infectious Diseases in Switzerland

The position is in Roche’s business area Centralized and Point of Care Solutions (CPS) where Roche is looking for a Global Medical Leader Infectious Diseases in the department Medical and Scientific Affairs (MSA), based in Rotkreuz. In this position you will work proactively with CPS colleagues to identify and meet critical data needs for clinical development of new and existing products. The role requires a strong biomedical background and diagnostics expertise combined with a clear business understanding and focus to identify and address the relevant needs of clinical practice and also a laboratory environment.

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