ESCMID Weekly News 2017

ECCMID 2017 Wrap-up

ESCMID Weekly News: 18 April 2017
  • Networking, Affiliated Societies and Pipeline Corner at ECCMID 2017
  • CMI highlight: Left ventricular assist device-related infections
  • Parasitology study group publishes newsletter; conducts VL survey

ESCMID Weekly News: 11 April 2017
  • Abstracts for ECCMID from 22 - 25 April in Vienna published
  • There are a few places left for the TAE Trainees Day
  • Paper poster presenters can have posters shipped to venue
  • ESCMID organizes joint ECCMID session with EORTC and ICHS
  • CMI highlight: recommendations on nebulized antimicrobials in ventilated patients
  • EPASG/ISAP conference on anti-infective PK/PD in Vienna on 21 April

ESCMID Weekly News: 4 April 2017
  • Barry Cookson wins Lifetime Achievement Award at Royal College of Physicians
  • ECCMID is less than three weeks away!
  • CMI highlight: Identification of resistance markers in Candida
  • Educational course on sepsis from 1 – 3 June in Amsterdam
  • ESGB organizes conference in Amsterdam from 19 – 22 September
  • BSAC congress on diagnostics & vaccines in AMR in June, London

ESCMID Weekly News: 28 March 2017
  • ESCMID withdraws Robert P. Ryan's Young Investigator Award
  • We have a new ECC in Seoul, South Korea
  • T2 Biosystems is looking for Regional Account Manager
  • More detail on ECCMID scientific programme available now
  • CMI highlight: Understanding antibiotic decision making in surgery
  • ESCMID Aspergillus guideline open for public consultation
  • ESGCD study group publishes newsletter on its activities

ESCMID Weekly News: 21 March 2017
  • Submitters of late-breaking abstracts for ECCMID 2017 notified
  • German Society of Infectious Diseases’ choosing wisely recommendations
  • New centre for antimicrobial pharmacodynamics in Liverpool
  • European Respiratory Society publication on anti-infectives and the lung
  • WHO is setting up interagency coordination group on antimicrobial resistance
  • Registration is now open for the TAE Trainees Day round-table session
  • CMI highlight: Levofloxacin vs azithromycin to treat Legionella pneumonia
  • ESGAP publishes newsletter on publications, research, events, ECCMID

ESCMID Weekly News: 14 March 2017
  • Winners of the 2017 ESCMID Young Investigator Awards announced
  • HIV expert Françoise Barré-Sinoussi holds keynote at ECCMID 2017
  • CMI highlight: systematic review of CDSS for antimicrobial management
  • Successful conclusion of Mena conference 4 – 5 March in Beirut

ESCMID Weekly News: 7 March 2017
  • Registration for the TAE round-table is now possible
  • We have a new collaborative centre in Argentina
  • We have received 259 late-breaking abstracts for ECCMID 2017
  • ESCMID awards 14 grants worth EUR 280,000 on research projects
  • EUCIC launches survey on MDR Gram-negative bacteria in Europe

ESCMID Weekly News: 28 February 2017
  • ESCMID experts contribute to WHO’s Global priority list of antibiotic bacteria
  • ECCMID 2017 programme online; late-breaker deadline: 1 March
  • Trainee association publishes survey, holds TAE Day at ECCMID
  • Interesting openings in infectious diseases at University Hospital in Nancy, France
  • EPASG/ISAP conference on anti-infective PK/PD in Vienna on 21 April

ESCMID Weekly News: 21 February 2017
  • ESCMID welcomes Romania’s recognition of medical microbiology as speciality
  • Survey on selective reporting of antibiotic susceptibility test results in European countries
  • Germany’s Federal Ministry of Health published updated AMR report
  • JAC report shows that many online pharmacies sell antibiotics without prescription
  • ESCMID fungal study group issues information on Candida auris
  • CMI highlight: Universal flu vaccines and therapeutic antibodies
  • Interesting openings on ESCMID’s job platform
  • Registration deadline is 28 February for bloodstream infection course in Nice

ESCMID Weekly News: 14 February 2017
  • Submission of late-breaking abstracts for ECCMID starts 15 February 2017
  • Job opening for Lead Clinician for Pre-travel Medicine at LSHTM
  • Sepsis expert Thierry Calanda receives the 2017 Excellence Award
  • CMI highlight: PID screening recommended in young adults after bacterial infection
  • Registration deadline 20 February for arbovirus course in Zagreb

ESCMID Weekly News: 7 February 2017
  • ECCMID late-breaking abstracts from 15 February – 1 March 2017
  • ESGCIP survey on nebulized antibiotics use in critically ill patients
  • ESCMID supports first international Zika conference in the U.S.
  • Registration deadline for course in Muscat is 10 February

ESCMID Weekly News: 31 January 2017
  • EC publishes public consultation on One Health Action Plan to fight AMR
  • EMA and EFSA issue joint scientific opinion on measures to cut antibiotics in farm animal
  • EPASG news: conference on anti-infective PK/PD & newsletter
  • Registration for the Summer School in Germany from 1 - 8 July is open
  • CMI highlight: Glucose homeostasis, nutrition, infections in critical illness
  • Registration deadline for the MALDI-TOF MS course in Basel is 3 February

ESCMID Weekly News: 24 January 2017
  • EDF and EADV publish guidelines on treatment of herpes zoster
  • Record number of abstracts submitted to ECCMID 2017
  • ESCMID experts assess STROBE tool for antimicrobial stewardship
  • Grant deadline approaching for bloodstream infection course in Nice

ESCMID Weekly News: 17 January 2017
  • ESGBIS publishes study on predictive score for BSI outcome in JAC
  • CMI highlight: narrow-spectrum beta-lactam monotherapy in pneumonia
  • ESCMID course on bloodstream infections in Nice

ESCMID Weekly News: 10 January 2017
  • ESCMID published press release on 2 projects financed through its research grant programme
  • ESCMID Parity Commission is seeking a new member. Apply by 15 January 2017
  • Early-bird registration deadline for ECCMID 2017 is 26 January
  • CMI highlight: benzalkonium tolerance and outcome in listerial meningitis
  • Grant deadlines approaching for courses in Muscat, Zagreb

ESCMID Weekly News: 3 January 2017
  • Nominations for the TAE Awards for Training Achievements 2017
  • 4 January is grant deadline for MALDI-TOF MS workshop in Basel
  • CMI invites researchers to submit papers for its themed sections
  • ESCMID’s Parity Commission seeks new member