Editorial Board for section 'Fungal Pathogenesis and Disease Control'

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Members (90)

Dr. Ana Alastruey-Izquierdo
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National Centre for Microbiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain
Interests: antifungal susceptibility testing; antifungal resistance; medical mycology; taxonomy; diagnosis of fungal infections; epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. Spinello Antinori
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Luigi Sacco Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano, 20157 Milano, Italy
Interests: infectious diseases; invasive aspergillosis; cryptococcosis; histoplasmosis; fungal infections in immunocompromised hosts
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Dr. Romuald Bellmann
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Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: pharmacology of antifungals
Dr. Ronen Ben-Ami
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Infectious Diseases Unit, Molecular Mycology Laboratory, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Interests: medical mycology; immunocompromised host; Candida auris; Aspergillus fumigatus; antifungal drug resistance; heteroresistance
Prof. Dr. Paola Bonfante
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Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Torino, Viale P.A. Mattioli 25, I-10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: plant-microbe interactions; mycorrhizal symbioses; omics approaches; endobacteria; fungi as components of plant microbiota; sustainable agriculture
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Prof. Dr. Andrew M. Borman
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1. UK Mycology Reference Laboratory, Public Health England South West Laboratory, Science Quarter, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
2. Principal Clinical Scientist and Deputy Director, UK Mycology Reference Laboratory, Bristol, UK
3. Honorary Professor in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
Interests: medical mycology; fungal identification; taxonomy and phylogeny; diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections; endemic and emerging mycoses; antifungal susceptibility testing
Dr. Sascha Brunke
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Dept. Microbial Pathogenicity Factors, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology, Hans-Knöll-Institut, Jena, Germany
Interests: fungal pathogen adaptations; metal acquisition; host-fungus interactions
Prof. Dr. Enrique J. Calderón
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Departamento de Medicina, Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla, CIBERESP, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: epidemiology and pathophysiology of Pneumocystisis infection and colonization, transmission, metabolism, molecular biology, clinical manifestation, diagnostic procedures, and treatment; Pneumocystis jirovecii; Pneumocystis sp.; Pneumocystis pneumonia; molecular epidemiology; pathophysiology
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Prof. Dr. Richard D. Cannon
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Sir John Walsh Research Institute, University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry, P.O. Box 56, 9054 Dunedin, New Zealand
Interests: oral microbiology; antifungal drug resistance; antifungal drug discovery; oral adhesion; Candida albicans
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Prof. Dr. Simone Cesaro
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Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Ospedale Donna Bambino, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata, Verona, Italy
Interests: fungal infection; pediatric malignancy; hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; neutropenic patients
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Dr. Sudha Chaturvedi
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New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY, USA
Interests: molecular and protein-based technologies for fungal detection and identification antifungal drug resistance trends; mechanisms of action and detection methods for pathogenic yeasts and molds examinati
Prof. Dr. Anuradha Chowdhary
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Department of Medical Mycology, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Interests: fungal infections; Candida; Aspergillus; dermatophytes; antifungal resistance
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Prof. Dr. Arnaldo Lopes Colombo
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Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo, Rua Botucatu 740, CEP: 04023-062, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Interests: epidemiology of invasive candidiasis and aspergillosis; epidemiology and molecular mechanisms of antifungal resistance; emerging fungal pathogens; new strategies for the diagnosis of fungal infections; new strategies for treating fungal infections
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Prof. Dr. Pierre Couppié
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Department of Dermatology, Centre Hospitalier Andrée Rosemon Cayenne, Tropical Biome and Immunopathology-TBIP research team, Labex CEBA, UMR9017-CIIL, University of French Guiana, 97300 Cayenne, France
Interests: dermatology and tropical infections, especially fungal opportunistic infections in HIV patients with especially interest in disseminated histoplasmosis
Prof. Dr. Laurence Delhaes
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1. Centre de Recherche Cardio-Thoracique de Bordeaux, Inserm UMR 1045, Université de Bordeaux, 33000 Bordeaux, France
2. Mycology-Parasitology Department, CIC 1401, CHU Bordeaux, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Interests: mycobiota; fungal diagnosis; treatment; fungal exposome and indoor risk
Prof. Dr. Gill Diamond
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Department of Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Interests: regulation of innate immunity; antimicrobial peptides; antifungal peptides; defensins; cathelicidins; novel antiviral compounds
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Dr. George T. Dimopoulos
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ICU, 1st Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Sotiria Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 11527 Athens, Greece
Interests: pulmonology; infection in ICU; mycosis in ICU
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Prof. Dr. André Luis Souza Dos Santos
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1. Laboratório de Estudos Avançados de Microrganismos Emergentes e Resistentes, Departamento de Microbiologia Geral, Instituto de Microbiologia Paulo de Góes, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2. Rede Micologia RJ – Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Interests: chemotherapy, antifungal resistance; biochemistry; cell biology; enzymes; biofilm; virulence
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Prof. Dr. Frank Ebel
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Institute for Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Interests: Aspergillus; fungal cell biology and genetics; cell wall; stress pathways; Woronin bodies; Stachybotrys mycotoxins
Prof. Dr. Scott G. Filler
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University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Interests: fungi; Candida albicans; Aspergillus fumigatus; antifungal therapies; antifungal agents; infectious diseases
Dr. Jesús Fortún
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Department of Infectious Diseases, Ramon y Cajal Hospital, 28034 Madrid, Spain
Interests: infections in non-HIV immunocompromised patients; diagnosis and treatment of fungal infection; infections in transplant patients
Dr. Beth Burgwyn Fuchs
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Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School & Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Interests: antifungal agents; Cryptococcus spp.; Candida spp.; fungal diagnostics; fungal-invertebrate infection models; antifungal drug discovery
Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Gangneux
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UMR_S 1085—Inserm, Institut de Recherche en Santé, Environnement et Travail, CHU de Rennes, Université de Rennes, 35000 Rennes, France
Interests: fungal diagnosis; treatment; prevention and assessment of environmental risk
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Prof. Dr. Yvonne Gräser
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Institute of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Charité - University Medical Centre Berlin and Berlin Institute of Health, 12203 Berlin, Germany.
Interests: dermatophytes; taxonomy; phylogeny; PCR diagnostics; epidemiology; mating types; antifungal resistence
Dr. Mark S. Gresnigt
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Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology-Hans Knoll Institute, Jena, Germany
Interests: immunology of fungal infections; fungal immune evasion/escape strategies; fungal adaptation to the host; Candida albicans
Prof. Dr. Andreas Groll
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Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University Children's Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany
Interests: infectious diseases; infectious complications in the immunocompromised host; invasive fungal infections; antimicrobial agents; antifungal agents
Prof. Dr. Emmanuella Guenova
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Department of Dermatology, Lausane University Hospital(CHUV), and Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: dermatology; immune evasion; immune responses in the skin; T cells
Dr. Jesús Guinea
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1. Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, 28007 Madrid, Spain
2. Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón, 28007 Madrid, Spain
3. Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red (CIBER) de Enfermedades Respiratorias-CIBERES (CB06/06/0058), 28029 Madrid, Spain
Interests: invasive fungal infections; aspergillosis; candidiasis; antifungal susceptibility testing; antifungal resistance
Prof. Dr. Aditya K. Gupta
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Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: onychomycosis; tinea infection; antifungal therapy; antifungal resistance; clinical diagnosis; superficial non-dermatophyte infections
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Prof. Dr. Werner Heinz
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Infectious Diseases, Hematology/Oncology, Klinikum Weiden (Teaching Hospital), Söllnerstr. 16, 92637 Weiden, Germany
Interests: candidemia; candidiasis; echinocandin; aspergillosis therapy; PCR
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