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Courses

A free online course on 'Innate Immunity' is running between 2nd May 2017 and 11th June 2017. Register by 11th June 2017 for a place. More information

A specialisation course in medical mycology will be held in Leuven, Belgium between 11th and 21st September 2017.  For more information and registration, contact Katrien Lagrou

Expert presentations on 'Evolving Strategies to Optimise Treatment of Patients with Invasive Mould Infections' and 'Invasive Mould Infections: The Case for Early Diagnosis' can be found here

A short course on Diagnosis and therapy of fungal diseases will be held between 9th and 10th October, 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia, following TIMM-8. More information and registration

A web-based course 'Invasive Mold Infections: Emerging Approaches' is running between the 31st December 2016 and 30th December 2017. More information

A web-based course 'Invasive Mycoses in Hematologic Malignancies: Disarming the Fungal Saboteur' is running between the 4th November 2016 and 4th October 2017. More information

A web-based course 'Invasive Mycoses: Emerging Paradigms & Practical Applications' is running between 25th September 2016 and 24th September 2017. More information

Venezuela - 2year Postagraduate course in Medical Mycology at the Instituto Nacional de Higiene “Rafael Rangel”. contact emailmore information, website.

The New Antifungal Toolkit: The Pharmacopeia and Beyond is an Internet CME curriculum that will provide current information about new FDA-approved agents/formulations for the management of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) and evaluate the role of these newer options in strategies to optimize antifungal therapy. As such, the activity will move beyond the typical drug pharmacopeia to address dosing in special populations (eg, pediatrics, patients with renal insufficiency, specific host types), health economic data, as well as comparative effectiveness, where appropriate.

The activity will also include a broader pharmacopeia of all FDA-approved agents for invasive mycoses as a useful point of comparison as well as a practice reference. Two updates cover additional FDA approvals and keep the learner up to date as research data for newer agents mature and clinical experience grow. More information

Free online learning opportunity (CME module): Fungal pulmonary infections: pulmonary aspergillosis in non-hematological patients.

Additionally, an online medical mycology course (no fee) is being ran by Errol Reiss, PhD. Please sign up here then email Errol to confirm enrollment.

Mechanisms in Fungal Infections -From the science to the Clinical Setting (E-learning course) — E-learning resource with CME content developed by expert multidisciplinary specialists. Designed for oncologists, hematologists, and infectious disease specialists who treat patient groups at  risk from developing fungal infections. More information

 

Conferences

The 27th ECCMID conference will be held on 22-25th April 2017 in Vienna, Austria. More information.

ASM Microbe will take place in New Orleans, USA between the 1st and 5th June, 2017. More information

The 4th meeting of the ECMM/ISHAM working group on Fungal Respiratory Infections in Cystic Fibrosis will be held on the 5th-6th June, 2017 in Osuna, Seville, Spain. More information 

The 2nd International Conference on Antibiotic Resistance (IC2AR) will be held in Costa de Caparica, Portugal on the 12-15th June 2017. More information

The Belgian Medical Mycology Society will organise a symposium on Best Practice Recommendations in Mycology in Antwerp, Belgium on the 8th July 2017. More information

The next International Union of Microbiological Societies will be held in Singapore on the 17-21st July 2017. More information. 

The 7th International Coccidioidomycosis Symposium will be held in Standford, USA on the 10th-13th August 2017. More information

The ISHAM Working Group on Sporothrix and sporotrichsosis will hold its second international meeting on 11-12th September 2017 in Guanajuato, Mexico. For more information, contact Prof. Hector M. Mora Montes

The 8th Trends in Medical Mycology (TIMM) will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, on the 6th-9th October 2017. More information

The 5th Diagnosis and Therapy of Fungal Diseases (5th DFTD) will be organised as a post TIMM 8th even on 10th October, 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia. More information

The 13th International Meeting on Paracoccidioidomycosis will be held at Foz de lguacu City, Brazil between 22nd and 25th October, 2017, in parallel with the Brazillian Society for Microbiology meeting. More information

The Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases (RCI) in collaboration with EURO-CMC is organising the first Frontiers Internation conference on Disease Mechanisms Underlying Fungal Infections and Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis on the 25th-27th October 2017. More information.

The 8th Advances Against Aspergillosis will be held between 1st and 3rd March, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. More information

The 20th Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host will be held in Athens, Greece between the 17th and 19th June, 2018. More information

The 20th ISHAM Congress will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on the 30th June - 4th July 2018. More information.

The 7th workshop of the ISHAM Working Groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands on 5-6th July 2018. 

The 28th ECCMID conference will be held on 21st-24th April in Madrid, Spain. 

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