Tania Sorrell becomes a LIFE advisor
November 19 2012
LIFE is delighted to announce that that Professor Tania Sorrell joins the LIFE Advisors. Trained as a physician in Infectious Diseases with a focus on infections immunocompromised patients, cryptococcal disease, novel diagnostics and resistant micro-organisms, she brings decades of relevant experience from the southern hemisphere to LIFE’s activities. Currently Sorrell is the Director of the Sydney Institute for Emerging infectious Diseases and Biosecurity (SEIB) and Professor of Clinical Infectious Diseases at the University of Sydney. Her clinical work is at Westmead Hospital, Sydney.
Worldwide Initiative Awards Fungal Art Prize to North West Pupils
November 06 2012
Sixteen school pupils from across the North West and Wales were recognised last night for their outstanding artistic talents at the PROJECT LIFE (Leading International Fungal Education) Competition, the world’s first art competition to educate young people about the importance of fungal research.
Sudden infant death syndrome linked to Pneumocystis infection
November 06 2012
Research in Chile has shown a link between pneumocystis occurrence and increased mucus production in 82% of SIDS cases.
Professor Arnaldo Colombo joins the LIFE advisory team
October 17 2012
LIFE has acquired a new advisor, Professor Arnaldo Colombo from Sao Paulo, Brazil...
Aspergillus meningitis outbreak in the USA related to corticosteroid injections in the back
October 09 2012
In a never before seen outbreak leading to the death of 8 people so far, a patient at a Tennessee ambulatory surgery center developed Aspergillus meningitis approximately 19 days following epidural steroid injection...