International Course Medical Mycology (Nijmegen)

Contents:
  The  course  provides  deep  insight  into  fungal  diversity  in  infectious  diseases.  The  main  medically  important  fungi  are  shown  and  discussed and are placed in the phylogeny of the fungal Kingdom. Modern  methods  of  classification  will  be  explained,  as  well  as  the  reasons  of  the  frequent  nomenclatural  changes.  Hands-on  molecular  diagnostic 
methods, patterns of pathology of main species, and extended antifungal data are provided, explaining both acquired and intrinsic resistance. The course will be updated with the latest information on taxonomy, management and therapy. Severe diseases due to rare genetic immune disorders will be explained. A full day will be devoted to genome analysis. All lectures will be given by internationally recognized experts.

Reputation:
 The International Course in Medical Mycology is one of the globally renowned courses in medical mycology. It runs already for more than 20 years on several continents, and invariably has excellent reviews. It is updated with newest information each year. Additions this year are
e.g. rare immune disorders and their therapy, and full genome analysis.

Audience:
  The  course  starts  with  basic  explanations  but  continues  at  highly advanced levels, such that it is interesting for a wide public. Target audience are heads of clinical laboratories, private clinics, and technicians involved in fungal diagnosis.

Instructors:
 Prof. Dr. G.S. de Hoog, Prof. Dr. P.E. Verweij, Dr. R.G. Vitale, Dr.  J.F.  Meis,  and  numerous  international  experts  in  various  aspects  of  the course.

Language of instruction:
 The course is taught in English. Personal guidance is possible in German, Dutch, Spanish, French and Chinese.

Venue:
Center  of  Expertise  in  Mycology  of  RadboudUMC  /  Canisius  Wilhelmina Hospital, Geert Grooteplein 10, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Costs:
€ 2000,-. This includes local facilities and lunches, and a 6-month subscription to the Atlas of Clinical Fungi.

Organisation:
Center of Expertise in Mycology of RadboudUMC/Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital

Information and registration:
[email protected]

Start and end dates: 

Monday, October 1, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018
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