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Call for applications to IDSSA members

18 Jul 2019

IDSSA in partnership with Institut Merieux will award the sum of €10 000 to a young investigator undertaking research in one of the following areas: 

  • Antimicrobial resistance (excluding HIV, TB, malaria)
  • Healthcare-associated infections
  • Neglected infectious diseases (including STIs, fungal and parasitic diseases)

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Angeliki Messina was awarded the FIDSSA-Institut Merieux Young Investigator Award

01 Jul 2019

In 2017, Angeliki Messina was awarded the FIDSSA-Institut Merieux Young Investigator Award. Here, she discusses why she chose to apply, how she’s used the funds to support her research career and shares helpful hints for future applicants.


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