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Scientific Council on Infectious Diseases
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Location: Acropolis Congrès Centre, Nice, France
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University of Montréal
St-Luc Hospital, Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montréal (CHUM)
Montreal, CANADAMe-Linh Luong, MD is an assistant professor of Medicine at the University oF Montreal, Montreal, Canada. Dr. Luong earned her MD at the University of Sherbrooke and subsequently completed her residency in Internal Medicine at University of Montreal. She went on to complete an Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology fellowship at McGill University followed by a postgraduate training in Transplant Infectious Diseases at the University of Toronto, Canada. Her main research interests include the epidemiology and outcome of fungal infection in lung transplant recipients, novel diagnostics methods for fungal infections and antifungal treatment.
University of Insubria
Varese, ITALYPaolo Grossi is Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Insubria in Varese, Italy. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Milano (Italy), attended the residency program on Infectious Diseases at the University of Pavia (Italy), and received his post-doctoral degree on Preventive and Community Medicine. Since the beginning of his career he performed his clinical and research activity at the Infectious Diseases Department of the University of Pavia. In 1993 he moved, as visiting professor, to the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he remained to the end of 1994. Since the year 2000 he has been professor of Infectious Diseases and director of the residency programs in Infectious Diseases and in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine at the University of Insubria, Varese, Italy. From February 2001 he has been the Director of the Infectious and Tropical Diseases Unit of the Ospedale di Circolo and Fondazione Macchi of Varese, Italy, where, since April 2009 he has been the Director of the Department of Transplantation.
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC, USAJoseph Rogers is a Professor of Medicine at Duke University who specializes in adult cardiology, heart failure, heart transplant and mechanically assisted circulation. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Nebraska where he also performed his medical residency. He completed research and clinical cardiology training at Washington University in St. Louis prior to accepting a position as an attending cardiologist at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. During his 10-year career at Washington University, he was the medical director of the cardiac transplant program. In 2004, he joined the faculty at Duke University and directed the cardiac transplant and mechanical circulatory support programs. His primary research interests include clinical trials in mechanically circulatory support and advanced heart failure.
Los Angeles, CA, USAJoanna Schaenman, MD, PhD, is a Transplant Infectious Diseases specialist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Schaenman earned her MD/PhD at the University of Virginia and completed her medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship at Stanford University, where she also earned an MS in Epidemiology. Her clinical and research interests include infectious complications in the older transplant and ventricular assist device recipient with a focus on noninvasive measurement of immunologic dysfunction and immune senescence, as well as the immunologic control of viral infections in including CMV and BK virus. She is a past recipient of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Young Investigator Award in Geriatrics and a AST Transplantation and Immunology Research Network research grant for her work. As a former member of the UNOS Disease Transmission Advisory Committee, she is also interested in understanding the prevalence and impact of donor-derived infections.
University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterBio coming soon...
Northwestern University/Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USADr. Stosor is a Professor of Medicine and Surgery in the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Organ Transplantation at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois. She obtained her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. In 1998, Dr. Stosor joined the faculty at Northwestern University. Her clinical and research interests relate to infection outcomes in organ transplant recipients and organ transplantation in HIV positive persons. Dr. Stosor has been a member of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and the Infectious Diseases Council since 2008 and has served the society and ID Council as a member of the Education Workforce and ID Symposium Working Group. She is currently a member of the ID Council Leadership Operating Board, serving as the Standards and Guidelines Committee Workforce Leader. She is also is a member of the American Society of Transplantation and fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
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University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA, USABio coming soon...
AG Infectious Diseases
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL, USAIgnacio A. Echenique, MD, FACP is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease at the Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, FL. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Brown University in Providence, RI, followed by fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He is the Chair of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. His interests include transplant infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases, and clinical outcomes research.