Medical and Patient Educational videos

Highlighted talk:

Full presentation Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, by Prof David Denning. Presented in March 2016.

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Coffee Fungus Spreads into Uguanda

Vascular coffee wilt or tracheomycosis is threatening the Ugandan coffee crop as it spreads from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo and infects more coffee producing regions. Also in Uganda, making money from honey.

The 'chemical warfare' of fungi

Ecologist Lynne Boddy tells Bridget Kendall how fungi fight each other for resources and use "chemical warfare" to gain the upper hand.

The Hidden Kingdom of Fungi

Put any prejudices about poisonous toadstools and mould in damp corners out of your mind: this week's Forum explores fungi as an extraordinarily tough and ecologically friendly building substance that could reshape our world.

Lynne Boddy on Fungi

Fungi are responsible for rotting fruit, crumbling brickwork and athlete's foot. They have a mouldy reputation; but it's their ability to destroy things that enables new life to grow.

In Search of Giant Fungus

Chris Sperring and Michael Jordan of the Association of British Fungus Groups go in search of giant bracket fungus in Dommett Wood in Somerset.

Fungi - Plant or Animal?

Scientist are unable to classify fungi as either plant or animal. They are just as likely to kill you as they are to feed you and their origins are difficult to trace.

Fungi Exploitation - Electron Microscopes

Fungi Exploitation

Getting a grip on pain and the brain: Prof Lorimer Moseley
Clinical research and F.A.T.

Dr. Samir Agrawal, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, Fungal Update 2015, 10th Anniversary 

Host determinants of response – an emerging story of mould pathogenesis

Dr. Frank van de Veerdonk, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Fungal update 2015, 10th Anniversary 

The role of the cell wall in determining host-fungus interactions

Prof. Neil Gow, University of Aberdeen, Fungal update 2015, 10th Anniversary

A 10 year review: Mycological Research Demystification of the ‘accidental’ pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus

Dr. Elaine Bignell, University of Manchester, Fungal Update 2015, 10th Anniversary 

Current management and future directions in Pneumocystis infection

Prof. Rob Miller, University College London, Funagl Update 2015, 10th Anniversary

Fungi in the setting of HIV Current management and future directions in cryptococcosis

Prof. Tom Harrison, St George’s University Hospitals, London, Fungal Update 2015, 10th Anniversary 

Debate: “This house believes that radiology and clinical acumen are sufficient to guide IFD management, without the need for biomarkers”

Chair: Prof. Peter Donnelly
Proposers: Drs. Keith Wilson (BMT Unit, Cardiff) & Vanya Gant (Microbiology, UCLH, London)

Case Presentations Cases, with interactive keypad voting, highlighting diagnostic and treatment challenges

Dr. Jonathan Lambourne, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London, Fungal Update 2015, 10th Anniversary

 

Candida (ESCMID) guidelines – where are we going?

Prof. Maiken Arendrup, Statens Serum Institut, Denmark, Funal Update 2015, 10th Anniversary

Candidiasis 10 year review of antifungal management in ICU

Prof Chris Kibbler, University College London, Fungal Update 2015, 10th Anniversary

Clinical research and F.A.T.

Dr. Samir Agrawal, Barts Health NHS Trust, London

Host determinants of response – an emerging story of mould pathogenesis

Dr. Frank van de Veerdonk, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

The role of the cell wall in determining host-fungus interactions

Prof. Neil Gow, University of Aberdeen

A 10 year review: Mycological Research Demystification of the ‘accidental’ pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus

Dr. Elaine Bignell, University of Manchester

Debate: “This house believes that radiology and clinical acumen are sufficient to guide IFD management, without the need for biomarkers”

Chair: Prof. Peter Donnelly
Proposers: Drs. Keith Wilson (BMT Unit, Cardiff) & Vanya Gant (Microbiology, UCLH, London)

Case Presentations: Cases, with interactive keypad voting, highlighting diagnostic and treatment challenges

Dr. Jonathan Lambourne, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London

A 10 year review of IFD management in Haemato-Oncology (continued) Emerging antifungal resistance in Aspergillus sp. – a clinical issue?

Prof. Paul Verweij, Microbiology, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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