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2018 Award for Excellence in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Award!

Thierry François Calandra, MD, PhD
Infectious Diseases Service
Department of Medicine
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV)
Lausanne, Switzerland

His research interests include innate immunity, sepsis and bacterial and fungal infections in critically ill and ICU patients as well as immunocompromised hosts. He will hold his keynote lecture Sepsis: making progress, but not yet there! at ECCMID 2017 on Sunday, 23 April 2017 at 14:30.

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This award recognizes and rewards an outstanding lifetime contribution in the areas of science, education or professional affairs in clinical microbiology and/or infectious diseases.

Eligibility criteria

Nominees for the award must be senior scientists who are professionally active and prepared to give a keynote lecture during the 28th ECCMID 2018. Members of the ESCMID Executive Committee are ineligible during their term of office and for 2 years thereafter.

The deadline to nominate candidates for 2018 has expired. We will be accepting nominations again starting summer 2018 for 2019.

Albert D.M. E. Osterhaus

E. Richard Moxon