ESCMID Sponsored Attendance Grants

Six attendance grants have been provided by ESCMID to allow their a few of their Young Scientist Members to attend the 20th ICHS Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host.  The grant is only available to ESCMID members in good standing and covers the Symposium registration fee, but not travel or accommodation costs. Congratulations to the six grant recipients!

Dr. Fatima Adhi (USA)

Dr. Youssef Madney (Egypt)

Dr. Marco Merli (Italy)

Ms. Kikelomo Azeez (Nigeria)

Mr. Sunil Nawaz (Pakistan)

Ms. Andressa de Oliveira Marre (Brazil)


Three Achievement Awards!  

New for our Society, the International Immunocompromised Host Society will
present a Lifetime Achievement award, a Young Investigator award and the ICHS Society Citation Award to three highly qualified ICHS members.
 

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Travel awards 

Dear Colleagues:

As President of the International Immunocompromised Host Society (ICHS), I am pleased inform you that ICHS has selected five applicants to receive travel grants that are meant to encourage trainees and young investigators to attend the 20th Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host in Athens The travel grants are competitive in nature, with awards being granted for top quality abstracts as determined by an ICHS selection committee.  

Congratulations to these five travel award winners!

 Sincerely,

Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, MD, ScD, PhD (Hon), FACP, FIDSA, FECMM, FAAM, FAAAS

President, International Immunocompromised Host Society


Here are the five travel award winners.  Congratulations!

Diva Baggio, Trainee

Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

 

“IMPROVING LOCAL SURVEILLANCE FOR INVASIVE MOLD DISEASE (IMD) USING NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) CHEST REPORTS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR ANTIFUNGAL STEWARDSHIP (AFS)

 

Adriana Paixao, Trainee

Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF BLOOD STREAM INFECTIONS (BSI) CAUSED BY CANDIDA SPP IN A CENTER OF REFERENCE IN PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY

 

Sung-Yeon Cho, Junior Faculty

Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine,
The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea

 

Outcomes of Invasive Aspergillosis after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A 7-Year Cohort Study

 

Joshua Hill, Junior Faculty

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington USA

 

Inflammatory Cytokine Profile in Subjects with Inherited Chromosomally Integrated Human Herpesvirus 

 

Veronica Dioverti, Junior Faculty

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

 

Longitudinal Risk Modeling to Characterize Outcomes Associated with Cytomegalovirus Infection in Haploidentical HCT recipients



The 20th symposium of the International Immunocompromised Host Society will be held at the Hotel Divani Acropolis in Athens, Greece in June 2018.

UPDATED! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. 

Please see:  https://ichs2018.com 

We encourage all who are interested in the clinical practice and research on infections in immunocompromised host to attend the 20th ICHS Symposium in Athens, Greece June 17-19, 2018. Many symposia, plenary sessions, poster sessions will provide the attendee with opportunities to meet with outstanding leaders and clinical experts in the broad field of infectious diseases and immune-deficiencies while covering such diverse topics as new diagnostics,  infections in transplant recipients,  Invasive fungal infections and resistance,  treatment of multi-resistant bacteria, infectious complications in immunocompromised children,  life-threatening infections and intensive care in neutropenic cancer patients ,antiviral and antifungal immune responses in compromised hosts,  prophylaxis and treatment of viral infections in immunocompromised hosts, and others.  Additionally, we have chosen an outstanding venue that is in the shadow of the Acropolis with many opportunities to explore Historic Athens and the surrounding area.  We look forward seeing you in Athens!  Please see the flyer , the Program or Congress website www.ichs2018.com for more information.  Please check back often for updated information.

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