Profession & Career

ESCMID Panorama

Research Grant Awardees 2009

Olubukola Margaret Akinloye
Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Health Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Shagamu, Nigeria

Project
Occurrence and characteristics of viruses associated with respiratory infections in Nigerian children

Project Report

 

Tanja Breinig
Junior research group for Virology/Immunology, Dept of Virology, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany

Project
Human yeast-specific CD8 T lymphocytes - characterization of a novel effector cell population

Alessandro Giuffre
Istituto di Biologia e Patologia Molecolari del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Dipartimento to Scienze Biochimiche "A.Rossi-Fanelli", Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy

Project
Response of the human parasite Giardia intestinalis to oxidative and nitrosative stress

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Denis Grandgirard
Institute for Infectious Diseases, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland

Project
Role of bacterial lipoproteins in TLR2 signalling, inflammation and neuronal damage induced by GBS during experimental meningitis

Project report

Alexandros Ikonomidis
Medical School, University of Thessalia, Greece

Project
Molecular investigation of carbapenem heteroresistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and in vivo evaluation of therapeutic options

Jörn Klein
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Trondheim, Norway    

Project
MicroRNAs in Hantavirus infections - a potential for supportive therapy?!

Patricia Komp Lindgren
Microbiology, Department of Medical Science, Section Infectious Diseases, Uppsala, Sweden

Project
Pharmacodynamic studies of tigecycline, colistine and tigecycline/colistin combination against susceptible and MDR resistant Acinetobacter baumannii - strategies to minimize the emergence of multidrug resistant bacteria

Project Report

Luis Jaime Mota
Infection Biology Laboratory, Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica (ITQB), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Project
Development of Salmonella as a surrogate system to study the function of virulence proteins of Chlamydia trachomatis

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Based upon his outstanding research proposal, he has also been awarded an ESCMID/FEMS Research Fellowship 2009.

Stéphanie Petrella
Laboratoire de Bactériologie, Faculté de Médecine Pitié Salpêtrière, Paris, France

Project
Mycobacterial ATP synthase: a new target for a new antituberculosis drug

Robert P. Ryan
Biomerit Research Centre, Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Ireland

Project
Cyclic di-GMP signalling and the regulation of virulence and associated traits in human pathogens

Chrysanthi Skevaki
Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Athens, Greece

Project
Prospective study of infants hospitalized with acute bronchiolitis. Risk factors for the development of asthma at the age of 3 years

Project Report

Pierre Smeesters
Bacterial Genetics and Physiology Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Department, Children’s Hospital Queen Fabiola, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

Project

Genetic diversity of Group A Streptococcus M proteins: a worldwide survey

Project report

Karin Sofia Tegmark Wisell
Head of Section for Antibiotic Resistance and Infection Control, Swedish Institute for Infection Disease Control / Smittskyddsinstitutet, Solna, Sweden

Project
Plasmid mediated antibiotic resistance in Enterobacteriaceae with focus on extended spectrum beta-lactamases

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