ISHAM NEWS! (28-01-2011)

Dear , The Annual Meeting of the ISHAM-affiliated Mycology Study Group (MSG) will take place in Philadelphia, U.S.A., 6-7 April, 2011. To register, see here or contact Beth Deerman at

Reports of activities at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital in Guangzhou, China can be found at the ISHAM website in the News area. A course for 55 MDs was organized by Prof. Xi Liyan, see here. Sybren de Hoog was appointed as guest professor, see here.

The first Assembly of the Iranian Medical Mycologists will be organized in Sari, Iran, 3-5 May, 2011. This is the website For information, contact more info

The area on Mycological Heroes of the ISHAM website has been expanded with an obituary of Eduard Drouhet which can be found here. More historical items will follow soon.

The Belgian Course in Medical Mycology in Dutch and French languages will start on March 3, 2011 and will run until 9 June, 2011, at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium. For information and registration, see here and here.

The 5th International Conference on Mycetoma, with an affiliated ISHAM Working Group, will take place in Khartoum, Sudan, 1-4 April, 2011. Full information can be obtained here.

An ESCMID-SHEA training course in Hospital Epidemiology will be organized in Brunnen, Switzerland, 3-6 September, 2011. For information, click here.

The conference One Fungus - One Name (1F=1N) will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on 19 and 20 April, 2011. The full program and further information can be found here.

A special supplement of the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (Volume 66 suppl 1 January 2011) entitled "Pathways for managing invasive fungal disease in immunocompromised patients" is available free of charge here.

The 10-year anniversary meeting of the Austrian Society for Medical Mycology (ÖGMM) will be organized in Innsbruck, Austria, March 11, 2011. Information and program can be found here.

The ISHAM Working Group on Aspergillus terreus has a new convener: Cornelia Lass-Floerl (Innsbruck, Austria,