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Expert presentations on 'Evolving Strategies to Optimise Treatment of Patients with Invasive Mould Infections' and 'Invasive Mould Infections: The Case for Early Diagnosis' can be found here

A web-based course 'Invasive Mold Infections: Emerging Approaches' is running between the 31st December 2016 and 30th December 2017. More information

A web-based course 'Invasive Mycoses in Hematologic Malignancies: Disarming the Fungal Saboteur' is running between the 4th November 2016 and 4th October 2017. More information

A web-based course 'Invasive Mycoses: Emerging Paradigms & Practical Applications' is running between 25th September 2016 and 24th September 2017. More information

The BSMM 'Course in Diagnostic Medical Mycology' will be held in teaching laboratories at the University of Leeds from the 3rd-7th April 2017. More information

Master Class on Primary Immunodeficiencies will take place between the 7th and 8th of April 2017 in Prague, The Czech Republic. More information 

Venezuela - 2year Postagraduate course in Medical Mycology at the Instituto Nacional de Higiene “Rafael Rangel”. contact emailmore information, website.

The New Antifungal Toolkit: The Pharmacopeia and Beyond is an Internet CME curriculum that will provide current information about new FDA-approved agents/formulations for the management of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) and evaluate the role of these newer options in strategies to optimize antifungal therapy. As such, the activity will move beyond the typical drug pharmacopeia to address dosing in special populations (eg, pediatrics, patients with renal insufficiency, specific host types), health economic data, as well as comparative effectiveness, where appropriate.

The activity will also include a broader pharmacopeia of all FDA-approved agents for invasive mycoses as a useful point of comparison as well as a practice reference. Two updates cover additional FDA approvals and keep the learner up to date as research data for newer agents mature and clinical experience grow. More information

Masters in Medical Mycology at Manchester University, UK (Sep 2014 onwards) — An MSc programme specially designed for graduates who wish to develop skills as Mycologists. This is a new MSc which is unique, combining much time in the  laboratory, with work experience in the NHS Mycology Reference Laboratory and clinics and ward rounds. The course can be full or part time taught programme. More information. Watch a video about the Masters course  in Manchester

Free online learning opportunity (CME module): Fungal pulmonary infections: pulmonary aspergillosis in non-hematological patients.

Additionally, an online medical mycology course (no fee) is being ran by Errol Reiss, PhD. Please sign up here then email Errol to confirm enrollment.

Mechanisms in Fungal Infections -From the science to the Clinical Setting (E-learning course) — E-learning resource with CME content developed by expert multidisciplinary specialists. Designed for oncologists, hematologists, and infectious disease specialists who treat patient groups at  risk from developing fungal infections. More information

 

Conferences

A Gordon Research conference entitled Immunology of Fungal Infections (GRS) will be held in Galveston, USA on the 14-15th January 2017. More information

The 2nd Duden Conference and first ISHAM/ECMM Aspergillus Resistance Surveillance Working Group meeting will be held on 20-21st January 2017 in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. More Information

The 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Society of Medical Mycology will be held in Birmingham, England on the 19th-21st of March, 2017. More information

The 10th International Conference on Cryptococcus and Cryptococcosis (ICCC10) will be held on 27-30th March 2017 in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil. More information coming soon.

The 27th ECCMID conference will be held on 22-25th April 2017 in Vienna, Austria. More information.

The 2nd International Conference on Antibiotic Resistance (IC2AR) will be held in Costa de Caparica, Portugal on the 12-15th June 2017. More information

The next International Union of Microbiological Societies will be held in Singapore on the 17-21st July 2017. More information.

The 8th Trends in Medical Mycology (TIMM) will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, on the 6th-9th October 2017. More information

The 20th ISHAM Congress will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on the 30th June - 4th July 2018. More information.

The 7th workshop of the ISHAM Working Groups on Black Yeasts and Chromoblastomycosis will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands on 5-6th July 2018. 

The 28th ECCMID conference will be held on 21st-24th April in Madrid, Spain. 

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