Excellence Awardees 2018

Claudio Viscoli, Genova, Italy & Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, Texas, USA

The winners of the 2018 Excellence Awards are Claudio Viscoli from the University of Genova and Ospedale Policlinico San Martino in Italy and Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in the United States. 

Kontoyiannis is an international expert in clinical and experimental mycology. His research group is credited for sustained and impactful contributions to medical and translational mycology through advances in antifungal pharmacology, study host defences against fungi, novel diagnostics, clinical trials, dedicated mentoring, organizational service and life-saving patient care. 

Viscoli is an expert for infectious disease in children and adults with special expertise in infections in compromised host, fungal infections, infections in cancer and neutropenia, infections in liver transplant recipients, opportunistic infections in HIV and HIV vertical transmission. 

They will receive their awards on Sunday, 22 April 2018 at a dedicated awards session at ECCMID in Madrid.

Further information coming soon!