ECMM Candida Registry
Date | 16-08-2019

Recent outbreaks of Candida auris further exemplify that invasive Candida infections are a substantial threat to patients and healthcare systems. Even short treatment delays are associated with higher mortality rates. Epidemiological shifts towards more resistant Candida spp. require careful surveillance. …

Defining Breakthrough Invasive Fungal Infection– Position Paper of the MSG-ERC and the ECMM
Date | 16-08-2019

Breakthrough IFIs have emerged as a significant problem in patients receiving systemic antifungals; however, consensus criteria for defining breakthrough IFI are missing. This position paper establishes broadly applicable definitions of breakthrough IFI for clinical research. In these comprehensive consensus definitions …

Obituary Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Johannes Müller (February 18, 1927 to May 28, 2019)
Date | 12-08-2019

With Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Johannes Müller, the community of mycologists has lost an outstanding personality and a pioneer of medical mycology. Johannes Müller, who died in Emmendingen-Maleck at the age of 92, was one of the most distinguished mycologists …

In Memoriam: Professor Joerg Ritter, MD, PhD (1944-2019)
Date | 23-07-2019

On July 17, 2019, Joerg Ritter, MD, PhD, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics and former Attending Physician at the Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology of the University Children’s Hospital in Münster, Germany, has passed away at the age of 74 …

FEBS advanced practical course, February 16 – 22, 2020, Jena, Germany
Date | 22-07-2019

The FEBS advanced practical course “State-of-the-art alternative infection models to study molecular mechanisms of human fungal infections” will be held on February 16 – 22, 2020, in Jena, Germany This course is designed to train graduate students, post-docs, and young independent investigators …