EPI-Net Abstract Receives ECCMID Grant for Young Scientists with Best Abstract Submissions


An EPI-Net abstract submitted at ECCMID received a grant for young scientists with best abstracts. The abstract belongs to Dr. Nithya Babu Rajendran, postdoctoral researcher in the EPI-Net team. The abstract will be presented as a poster during the ECCMID.

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Visit COMBACTE at Booth #29


2 weeks to go until the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) 2017! This year COMBACTE will be once again present in the exhibition hall at booth number 29. Management Board Members of COMBACTE-NET, COMBACTE-MAGNET, and COMBACTE-CARE will be present at the booth to talk about the different studies and projects. Make sure to visit the COMBACTE booth and meet the teams.

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COMBACTE Networking Event 2017


The COMBACTE Networking Event will be hosted again at ECCMID this year. The event will provide updates on the COMBACTE projects, as well as the different studies. Read  and find out more about the meeting agenda.

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ECCMID 2017 Highlights: ESCMID President-Elect Jesús Rodriguez-Baño


ESCMID President-Elect Dr. Jesús Rodriguez-Baño - Management Board Member of COMBACTE-CARE and Work Package leader of EURECA study - talks about what makes ECCMID a crucial event in tackling AMR, and why is it important for COMBACTE to be there.

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ECCMID 2017 Highlights: COMBACTE's Scientific Coordinator Marc Bonten


Prof. Dr. Marc Bonten, scientific coordinator and Management Board member of the IMI-funded COMBACTE consortium talks about his path to microbiology, and how ECCMID has significantly contributed to increasing the interest of other clinicians in Europe to become part of COMBACTE.

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ECCMID 2017 Highlights: CHU Limoges' Bruno François


Dr. Bruno François is Management Board member of COMBACTE-NET, and Work Package lead of COMBACTE-NET’s SAATELLITE study. In his interview, Dr. François explains why the COMBACTE project is like running an ultramarathon.

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ECCMID 2017 Highlights: AiCuris' Cuong Vuong


Dr. Cuong Vuong is Management Board Member of COMBACTE-MAGNET and Principal Scientist at AiCuris Anti-infective Cures GmbH, Bacteriology, in Wuppertal, Germany. Read about why Dr. Vuong enjoys collaborating with the academia, and how that plays an important part in the development of new drugs.

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ECCMID 2017 Highlights: Jan Kluytmans


Prof. Dr. Jan Kluytmans is Work Package lead of COMBACTE-NET’s studies ASPIRE-ICU and ASPIRE-SSI. Dr. Kluytmans' dedication is to use the knowledge of microbiology combined with epidemiology to prevent infectious disease.

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