Study Group Research Funding - Overview of funded projects

Here you can find the awardees of the Study Group Research Grants and their projects.

Awardees 2021

Sally Jane Cutler - ESGBOR and ESGVM

Project: A LAMP Assay for Cost-Effective Surveillance of Tick-Borne Pathogens


Owen Bradley Spiller - ESGLI

Project: A Pan European standardization of Legionella antibiotic susceptibility testing


Wulf Schneider - ESGEM

Project: Understanding the rise of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in Central Europe as an emerging healthcare threat (RISE-VRE)


Jane Freeman - ESGCD

Project: Dual-site comparative evaluation of three different media for determining minimum inhibitory concentrations of treatment antimicrobials to Clostridioides difficile, to inform susceptibility testing guidelines

Awardees 2020

Michael Beeton - ESGMAC

Project: Genome-wide association study to identify differential virulence among Mycoplasma pneumoniae isolates from across Europe and Israel


Marie Studahl - ESGIB

Project: Clinical and Experimental studies in tick-borne encephalitis: prognostic markers of neuron and glial cell damage


Ferry Hagen - EFISG

Project: QPCR probe-based detection, identification and quantification of mucorales species using species-specific mitochondrial markers


Awardees 2019

Sally Hargreaves - ESGITM and ESGMYC

Project: Evaluation of policy, practice, and treatment outcomes in latent TB screening programmes targeting migrant populations in Europe


Surbhi Malhotra-Kumar - ESGCD

Project: Single-molecule long-read sequencing to enable high-resolution analysis and comparative genomics of the clinical Clostridioides difficile ECDC/Leeds-Leiden reference collection


Mical Paul - ESGIE and ESGBIES

Project: PipEracillin Tazobactam versus mERoPENem for treatment of bloodstream infections caused by cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae - a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial (PETERPEN)


Awardees 2018

Sophie Jarraud - ESGLI

Project: Evaluation of 16 assays for the qualitative detection of Legionella pneumophila antigen in urine samples from patients with pneumonia


Jason Roberts - EPASG

Project: Screening anti-fungal exposure in intensive care unit


Alexis Tabah - ESGCIP

Project: Epidemiology and determinant of outcomes of hospital acquired Blood Stream Infections in the intensive care