Winners announced

MDPI Journals Sponsored Two Best Poster Awards at the 20th ICHS Symposium on Infections in the Immunocompromised Host


Dear Colleagues,


We are pleased to inform you the MDPI open access journals (Biomedicines, Cancers, Diagnostics, Journal of Fungi, Microorganisms and Pathogens) sponsored two Best Poster Awards at the 2018 ICHS Symposium, held at the Hotel Divani Palace Acropolis in Athens Greece 17-19 June 2018.

This year's winners were:

Best Clinical Research poster:

 Marta Stanzani, Seragnoli Institute of Hematology, Bologna, Italy  for Development and Validation of a Simple Nomogram for Estimating the 60-day Probability of Developing Invasive Mould Disease During the Treatment of Hematological Malignancies 

Best Laboratory Research poster:

 Coretta C. Van Leer-Buter, University of Groningen, The Netherlands for High Incidence of Ganciclovir – Resistant Cytomegalovirus Infections in Solid Organ Transplantation Patients

Congratulations to the winners for their high achievement!

These awards were open to individuals presenting a poster at the 2018 ICHS Conference.


The Awards consist of $500 (US Dollars) and a certificate each, presented to the winners at the conclusion of the meeting. Presenters had to be in attendance during the poster sessions.  The posters will be judged for merit by a team of experts from the ICHS council. 



Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, MD, ScD, PhD (Hon), FACP, FIDSA, FECMM, FAAM, FAAAS

President, International Immunocompromised Host Society


Sponsored by:

   Biomedicines (ISSN 2227-9059) is an open access journal devoted to research of naturally driven biomedicines, pharmaceuticals, and biopharmaceutical products.
   Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal on oncology. It publishes papers on all aspects of cancer research.
   Diagnostics (ISSN 2075-4418) is an international scholarly journal on medical diagnostics. It publishes papers on the research and development of medical diagnostics.
   Journal of Fungi (ISSN 2309-608X) is a PubMed indexed open access journal that provides an advanced forum for studies related to pathogenic fungi, fungal biology, and all other aspects of fungal research.
   Microorganisms (ISSN 2076-2607) is an open access, scientific journal on microbiology. There is no restriction on the length of the manuscripts. Citations of all publications are made available in PubMed.
   Pathogens (ISSN 2076-0817) is an international, open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI. Pathogens publishes all aspects of pathogens and pathogen-host interactions.

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