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Study Group Research Funding - Overview funded projects

Here you can find the ongoing projects and final reports and publications from completed projects. Until 2015, this programme was called "Study Group Research Grants".

Funding Year 2015

  • Bloodstream Infections and Sepsis Study Group (ESGBIS), Staphylococci Study Group (ESGS)
    Identifying molecular mechanisms of intracardiac device infection by whole-genome sequencing
    Achim Kaasch, Cologne, Germany
    Status: project running

Funding Year 2014

  • Lyme Borreliosis Study Group (ESGBOR)
    Exploring the genomics tool box for tick-borne bacterial pathogens of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species complex
    Grantee: Gabriele Margos, Oberschleissheim, Germany
    Status: project running
  • Food- and Water-borne Infections Study Group (EFWISG)
    Discrimination of Salmonella non-typhoid high-risk clones by highthroughput spectroscopic techniques (MALDI-TOF and FTIR-ATR)
    Grantee: Luisa M.V. Peixe, Porto, Portugal
    Status: project running
  • Clinical Parasitology Study Group (ESGCP), Immunocompromised Hosts Study Group (ESGICH)
    Reviewing prevention measures and evaluating the burden of toxoplasmosis in transplant patients in European countries
    Grantee: Florence Robert-Gangneux, Rennes, France
    Status: project running
  • Critically Ill Patients Study Group (ESGCIP)
    EU-VAE Project: Prospective Evaluation of Incidence, Risk factors, and Outcomes for Patients with Ventilator-Associated Events in European Intensive Care Units
    Grantee: Jordi Rello, Barcelona, Spain
    Status: project running
  • Anaerobe Infections Study Group (ESGAI)
    Investigation of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Prevotella isolates in European countries
    Grantee: Nurver Ulger Toprak, Istanbul, Turkey
    Status: project running

Funding Year 2013

  • Clinical Parasitology Study Group (ESGCP)
    Improving and harmonising Leishmania molecular diagnostics in Europe
    Grantee: Peter Chiodini, London, United Kingdom
    Status: project running
  • Elderly Infections Study Group (ESGIE)
    The participation of the elderly in randomized controlled trials of antibiotic treatment
    Grantee: Mical Paul, Haifa, Israel
    Status: project running

Funding Year 2012

  • Anaerobe Study Group (ESGAI)
    Development of a EUCAST disk diffusion method for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of the Bacteroides fragilis group
    Grantee: Ulrik Stenz Justesen, Odense, Denmark
    Status: project finished
  • Epidemiologal Markers Study Group (ESGEM)
    Intestinal colonisation of Dutch travellers with extended spectrum beta-lactamases and carbapenemase producing Enterobacteriaceae after foreign travel
    Grantee: Sunita Paltansing, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Status: project completed
    link to resulting article
  • PK/PD & Antibiotic Policies Study Groups (EPASG ESGAP)
    New Life for Old Antibiotics
    Grantee: Ursula Theuretzbacher, Vienna, Austria
    Status: project completed; the results are summarised on a separate website

Funding Year 2011

  • Biofilm Study Group (ESGB)
    Virulence and resistance features of Acinetobacter baumannii genetic lineages associated with biofilm-based urinary catheter-related infections
    Grantee: Gianfranco Donelli, Rome, Italy
    Status: project completed 
  • Meningitis Study Group (EMESG; now called ESGIB)
    Novel adjuvant therapies in experimental meningococcal meningitis
    Grantee: Susanna Ricci, Siena, Italy
    Status: project completed
    link to BMC article
  • Anaerobe Study Group (ESGAI)
    To follow carbapenem and metronidazol resistance changes among colonic Bacteroides strains during beta-lactam therapy as well as in clinical isolates
    Grantee: Elisabeth Nagy, Szeged, Hungary
    Status: project completed
  • Resistance Surveillance Study Group (ESGARS) / EUCAST
    Retrieval of antimicrobial susceptibility data from invasive infections, urinary tract infections and lower respiratory tract infections – a pilot project involving Turkey and Israel
    Grantee: Christian Giske, Stockholm, Sweden
    Status: project completed (continued with the name of CAESAR project)
Last update: 17 November 2015