Aspergillosis: from Allergy to Invasive Disease, ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop

25 - 26 May 2011, Manchester, United Kingdom


ESCMID Fungal Infection Study Group (EFISG) in collaboration with the Mycology Reference Centre, Manchester under the auspices of The National Aspergillosis Centre, Manchester, UK and the University Hospital of South Manchester Academy, Manchester, UK


Local Organisers
  • Malcolm Richardson, Manchester, UK
  • David Denning, Manchester, UK
  • Caroline Moore, Manchester, UK
Course Materials


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  • Ecology and exposure pathways. M. Richardson
  • Clinical spectrum of aspergillosis. D. Denning
  • Controversies in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. A. Chakrabarti
  • Aspergillosis in the ICU. T. Felton
  • Aspergillus sinusitis. A. Chakrabarti
  • Conventional and serological diagnosis of aspergillosis. M. Richardson
  • Pathogenicity. P. Warn
  • Treatment and TDM. W. Hope
  • Antifungal resistance in Aspergillus. S. Howard
  • Antifungal stewardship: aspergillosis. M. Richardson 
Course Faculty

Medical and scientific staff of the Mycology Reference Centre, The National Aspergillosis Centre, The University of Manchester Medical Mycology Network and the University Hospital of South Manchester Departments of Respiratory Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

  • Caroline Baxter, Manchester, UK
  • Paul Bowyer, Manchester, UK
  • Arunaloke Chakrabarti, Chandigar, IN
  • David Denning, Manchester, UK
  • Timothy Felton, Manchester, UK
  • Robin Gore, Manchester, UK
  • William Hope, Manchester, UK
  • Susan Howard, Manchester, UK
  • Caroline Moore, Manchester, UK
  • David Perlin, Newark, US
  • Malcolm Richardson, Manchester, UK
  • Peter Warn, Manchester, UK
Contact Person

Malcolm Richardson
Regional Mycology Laboratory
Education and Research Centre
University Hospital of South Manchester (Wythenshawe Hospital)
Southmoor Road
Manchester M23 9LT

Phone + 44 16129 15914

Administrative Secretariat

Fiona Merriman
Education and Research Centre
Wythenshawe Hospital
Southmoor Road
Manchester M23 9LT
United Kingdom

Phone +44 161 291 5761
Mobile +44 797 059 9737

Course Objectives

This course will summarise the current knowledge about Aspergillus and aspergillosis, covering important aspects of biology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. In addition to lectures from experts in their field there will be a comprehensive laboratory workshop. The course will provide an all-found understanding of these diseases.


Course Venue

Education and Research Centre, University Hospital of South Manchester (Wythenshawe Hospital), Manchester, UK


Target Audience

20-30 trainees in infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, medical mycology, respiratory medicine, and otorhinolaryngology