Aims and objectives

The ESCMID Study Group for Clinical Parasitology (ESGCP) is composed of expert parasitologists and keen individuals with a common goal to promote knowledge of parasitology through a wide range of activities, such as: 

  • Proposing sessions of outstanding scientific quality at ESCMID Global annual congress, which address topics of significant clinical and public health importance
  • Collaborating with other study groups on educational and scientific projects on cross-cutting topics
  • Financially supporting researchers in the field of parasitology to carry out high-quality research and to attend the Society’s annual congress
  • Organising educational courses in different fields of parasitology
  • Advocating the central role of parasitology in the whole array of microbiology disciplines, in a real one-health approach including ecology, animal health, and clinical and public human health

Activities and resources

ESGCP Newsletter, Summer 2024, June 2024


ESGCP Newsletter, Summer 2023, June 2023


ESGCP Newsletter, Winter 2023, December 2023


Advanced course on histopathology of parasitic infections: When the past becomes the future 

Post-graduate course

Go to course

Executive Committee

  Miriam José Alvarez Martinez

Miriam José Alvarez Martinez

Hospital Clinic
Barcelona, Spain
  Francesca Tamarozzi

Francesca Tamarozzi

IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital. Infectious-Tropical Diseases and Microbiology.
Negrar-Verona, Italy
  Hanne Brekke

Hanne Brekke

Science Officer
Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål. Mikrobiology and Infectious Diseases.
Oslo, Norway
  Jaco J. Verweij

Jaco J. Verweij

Elisabeth-Tweesteden Hospital
Tilburg, Netherlands
  Beate Grüner

Beate Grüner

Education Officer
University Hospital Ulm
Ulm, Germany


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