Copenhagen, 26 April: The exceptional contributions to scientific research made by four scientists working in the field of clinical microbiology are recognized at the 25th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) taking place in Copenhagen today.
Marc Bonten, who runs the Medical Microbiology department at UMC Utrecht and leads the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research Group at the Julius Center of Health Sciences and Primary Care, received the ‘ESCMID Award for Excellence in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015’.
Three more clinical microbiologists, Carolina Garcia-Vidal (Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain), Jason Roberts (Brisbane, Australia) and Roy Sleator (Cork, Ireland), will receive ‘ESCMID Young Investigator Awards for Research in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases’.
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(Murat Akova, ESCMID President; Marc Bonten, University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht; Gunnar Kahlmeter, ESCMID Past-President and Communications Officer)