János Sinkó

National Institute of Hematology and Infectology

János Sinkó MD PhD is senior infectology consultant at the Department of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation, National Institute of Hematology and Infectology, Budapest, Hungary.  Following specialization in internal medicine and infectious diseases he attended a training program at KU Medical Center, Kansas City, USA. His interest became focused on febrile neutropenia as well as epidemiology of mold infections in acute leukemia and stem cell transplantation. Doctor Sinkó participated in several international projects, like the European Conference on Infections in Leukemia (ECIL), European Prospective Invasive Mold Disease Audit (PIMDA). Co-authored papers on management strategies in fungal infections and the 2017 ESCMID-ECMM-ERS Aspergillosis Guideline, also being active in the preparation of the Global Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Mucormycosis. He acted as a tutor in numerous graduate and postgraduate national and international educational programs,  and has been appointed as honorary associate professor at Szeged University, Hungary. He serves as Member of the Steering Committee of the Hungarian Society of Infectology and Clinical Microbiology. He has been editor of the National Guidelines for Management of Febrile Neutropenia and is the current GAFFI (Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections) ambassador for Hungary.

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