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30 January 2024

Pre-ECCMID days coming up soon!

Our Pre-ECCMID days are fast approaching and with it you can start your ECCMID 2024 experience. Similar to last year, these days target specific topics in CM and ID and are available for anyone with an active congress registration (hybrid or online only). You can find the schedule below and stay tuned to explore the official ECCMID 2024 online platform which goes live in the coming days.

28 February: Infection Prevention and Control
29 February: Infections in special settings
27 March: Infections under the One Health lens
28 March: STIS and HIV


31 January 2024 | Deadline

Call for groups for Selective Pressure


1 February 2024 | Submission opening

ECCMID 2024 Late-breaking abstracts


14 February 2024 | Deadline

ECCMID 2024 Early Bird Registration

Call for groups for ECCMID 2024 Selective Pressure

All ECCMID 2024 participants are welcome to attend this session for an interactive educational and entertaining experience. Groups of four persons can apply for participation. The moderator of the session is Prof. Jesús Rodriguez-Bano.

Deadline for creating groups is tomorrow, 31 January 2024.

Register onsite or online now for this ESCMID hybrid course

You will learn how an antimicrobial stewardship programme (ASP) is designed and implemented in a specific setting, as well as discuss how to measure the impact of the interventions and understand the synergy between infection control and ASP.

AMR funding from the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance, JPIAMR

JPIAMR is launching an international call for projects under the umbrella of JPIAMR and within the framework of the ERA-NET JPIAMR-ACTION. The call for interventions to counteract the emergence/spread of bacterial and fungal resistance and to improve treatments will involve 21 funders from 19 countries. The total estimated call budget is over 17,7 million Euro.

The Story Behind the Study - check out another issue

Beyond the lab environments and complex data, there lies a captivating story waiting to be unveiled - a story that speaks of challenges, cooperation, and the pursuit of understanding infection, in order to help patients. The CMI editors hope this story will help you in your career choices.

Adaptive Clinical Trial Designs - a free online course introducing the future of clinical trials

Check out the Ecraid training modules with optional accredited exam that will introduce the distinct types of adaptive designs and explain their advantages and limitations. Featuring leading experts Marc Bonten, Lennie Derde, Thomas Jaki, Sarah Walker, Chris Jennison and Sofia Villar.

First module available tomorrow, 31 January 2024!

Enrichment of Bacteroides fragilis and enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis in CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP)-high colorectal carcinoma

Check out our YouTube channel and learn about the society's activities, including special videos for the run-up to ECCMID 2024

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