Profession & Career

ESCMID Panorama

Research Grant Awardees 2008

Richard M. Anthony
Royal Tropic Institute, KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands  
 
Project
The effect of sequential acquisition of mutations associated with resistance to the primary drugs of M. tuberculosis in vitro

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Máire Begley
Department of Microbiology and Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Project
Bile as an environmental cue for the regulation of Listeria monocytogenes virulence-associated characteristics

Frank Breinig
Department of Applied Molecular Biology, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

Project
Recombinant yeast as novel mucosal live vaccine

ESCMID/FEMS Research Fellowship
Each year ESCMID and FEMS foster outstanding research in microbiology by young Europeans with joint fellowships. Frank Breinig has been selected to receive the 2008 ESCMID/FEMS fellowship in addition to his research grant.

Geraldine Canny
Mucosal Immunity Laboratory, Central University Hospital of Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland

Project
The role of bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein (BPI) in intestinal inflammation and infection

Marie Hallin
Service de Microbiologie, Hôpital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium

Project
Exploration of resistance and virulence factors harbored by methicillin resistant S. aureus of animal and human origin

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Christine Imbert
Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France

Project
Anti-biofilm activity of conventional antifungal agents

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Lucia Pallecchi
Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy

Project
Mechanisms of acquired antibiotic-resistance in bacteria from very remote human communities with minimal antibiotic exposure

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Spyros Pournaras
Department of Microbiology, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece

Project
Clinical impact and molecular analysis of linezolid- and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) clinical strains from Greece

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Martin Sundqvist
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Central Hospital, Vaxjo, Sweden

Project
Clonal analysis of uropathogenic Escherichia coli to trace bacterial population changes in response to a large scale antibiotic intervention study in the community

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Dóra Szabó
Institute of Medical Microbiology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

Project

Molecular mechanisms and epidemiology of the quinolone resistance in Gram-negative nosocomial bacteria

Pierre Tattevin
Infectious Diseases and ICU, Pontchaillou University Hospital, Rennes, France

Project
Streptococcus and Enterococcus sp. isolated from blood culture and/or valves in patients with infective endocarditis: molecular epidemiology and comprehensive susceptibility testing

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Alma C. van de Pol
Department of Virology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Project
Is the viral load of respiratory viruses associated with the severity of respiratory symptoms in young children with lower respiratory tract infections at the paediatric intensive care unit?

Willem van Schaik
Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Project
Functional genomics of hospital-acquired Enterococcus faecium

Anne Vergison
Paediatric Infectious Diseases Department, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

Project
Evolution of Streptococcus pneumoniae epidemology in Belgian children

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