2nd Post-Graduate Training Course
is a great pleasure to invite you to our 2nd Post-Graduate Training
Course ‘Paediatric Mycology’ organized by the European Paediatric Mycology
Network (EPMyN) and supported by the ESPID, ECCM and EFISG. This training
course will be held following the Trends in Medical Mycology (post-TIMM-8), the
bi-annual joined meeting of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology
(ECMM) and EORTC Infectious Diseases Group.
recognized European experts in the field of paediatric mycology will update you
on the latest developments related to the epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis
and treatment of invasive fungal infections in children.
EPMyN has been launched in 2014 to create a European platform for research and
education in paediatric mycology with the ultimate goal to increase our
understanding of invasive fungal infections in children and neonates and to
improve the outcome.
behalf of the EPMyN steering group, I am looking forward to greet you at our 2nd
Warris, chair EPMyN
Group: Adilia Warris (chair), Andreas Groll, Andrew Cant, Carlo Giaquinto, Elio
Castagnola, Emmanuel Roilides, Irja Lutsar, Mike Sharland, Nigel Klein, Paolo
Manzoni, Roger Brüggemann, Thomas Lehrnbecher.
Programme Monday 9 October
13.45-14.00 Welcome and Introduction
I: FUNGAL INFECTIONS IN PAEDIATRIC CANCER & TRANSPLANTATION
14.00-14.30 Epidemiology of Fungal
Infections in Haemato-Oncology Patients
Nigel Klein, professor of paediatrics, London,
14.30-15.00 Epidemiology of Fungal
Infections in Solid Organ Transplant recipients
Emmanuel Roilides, professor of paediatrics,
15.00-15.30 Fungal infections as presenting
symptom of primary immunodeficiencies.
Adilia Warris, professor paediatric infectious
diseases, Aberdeen, UK
15.30-16.00 Treatment of Invasive Fungal
Andreas Groll, professor of paediatrics,
II: DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS
16.30-17.00 Imaging of Fungal Infections
Karin Kamphuis – van Ulzen, radiologist,
Nijmegen, the Netherlands
17.00-17.30 Galactomannan and
PCR-Aspergillus; excluding or diagnosing invasive aspergillosis?
Thomas Lehrnbecher, professor of paediatrics,
17.30-18.00 How to Dose Azoles in Children
Roger Brűggemann, hospital pharmacist/clinical
pharmacologist, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
18.00-19.30 Interactive Paediatric Cases
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Members ECMM / ESPID € 75
Non Members ECMM / ESPID € 125
Physicians/scientists in training* € 50
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What is included in the registration fee?The registration fee for delegates includes: Admission to the meeting, refreshments and a buffet dinner.
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