Inaugural Launch of Manchester ECMM Excellence Centre (ECMM EC)

ECMM EXCELLENCE CENTERS
Networking across Europe

The European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) is the overarching organisation of the National Medical Mycology Societies in Europe, whose purpose is the rendering of support to science and research, the international coordination of scientific and clinical activities, the organisation of mycological conventions, and of training programmes. The ECMM works towards the unification of all European scientists interested medical issues related to mycology.

The inaugural launch of the first ECMM Ecxellence Center will take place:

Mycology Reference Centre Manchester (MRCM) in partnership with the National Aspergillosis Centre (NAC), University Hospital of South Manchester

 

09.00 Welcome
Professor Malcolm Richardson (Director MRCM)

09.30 The problem: fungal Infections
Professor David Denning (Director NAC)

09.45 A patient story

10.00 The unmet need of Mycology Excellence Centres: Clinicians view
Professor Oliver Cornely (ECMM President)

10.15 The unmet need of Mycology Excellence Centres: Microbiologists
Professor Cornelia Lass-Flörl (ECMM EC Chair)

10.30 Coffee/Tea

11.00 Antifungal resistance in the UK
Dr Lily Novak-Frazer and Dr Caroline Moore (MRCM)

11.30 Fungal infections in ECMO patients
Dr Chris Kosmidis (Infectious Diseases, UHSM)

12.00 A clinic for challenging Candida infections
Dr Riina Richardson (MRCM and Infectious Diseases, UHSM; University of Manchester)

12.30 First progress report from the Manchester ECMM EC audit
Professor Katrien Lagrou (ECMM EC Inspector) and Professor Andreas Groll (ECMM EC Inspector)

12.45 ECMM EC certificate handover
Professor Oliver Cornely (ECMM President)

13.00 Buffett lunch

  • When January 11th, 2017
  • Where Lecture Theatre 1 of the Education and Research Centre, University Hospital of South Manchester UK
  • Category

Inaugural Launch of Manchester ECMM Excellence Centre (ECMM EC)
January 11th, 2017

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