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LIFE presented to ISHAM, with agreement to cooperate

June 14 2012

At its triennial global meeting of medical and veterinary mycologists in Berlin, the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, LIFE was formally presented for the first time. Many participants were engaged by the LIFE program...
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LIFE program presented to UHSM and MAHSC

June 07 2012

The first event of LIFE’s public launch was held at the University Hospital of South Manchester (UHSM), when Professors Denning and Richardson unveiled the LIFE global strategy. UHSM is a key partner in LIFE’s educational program hosting UK’s National Aspergillosis Centre and Mycology Reference laboratory...
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Art competition closes with 320 entries

April 29 2012

IFE is delighted with the response to its art competition ‘Funky Fungi’, which attracted 320 entries from high school children in the northwest of England and north Wales. In February, the head-teachers of 437 schools were mailed colourful postcards to distribute to children aged 13-18...
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Global fungal infection priorities identified at ECCMID

March 31 2012

At the 10,000 strong annual meeting of the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases held in London, key research priorities related to fungal infections were described by Professor David Denning of the University of Manchester...
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Project LIFE ‘Funky Fungi’ art competition launched

February 28 2012

LIFE recorded a global first by launching an art and music competition for teenagers related to fungi that cause human infections. The extraordinary shapes and colours of microscopic fungi (as opposed to toadstools) that cause serious infection in people were profiled today, as resource materials online, for the comp...
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