Category: Research news

Prof. Moran-Gilad reflects on the ECCMID 2019 programme

ECCMID 2019 in Amsterdam was an outstanding success setting new records, with nearly 14,000 delegates from 130 countries, ~5,500 submitted abstracts and a notable 50/50 balance between female and male speakers. Preparations for ECCMID 2020 in Paris are already underway!  

A global snapshot of antimicrobial resistance in wastewater

The first paper coming out of The Global Sewage Surveillance project has been recently published in Nature Communications https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6408512/pdf/41467_2019_Article_8853.pdf The MAGICAL Group is a collaborator of this project, which analysed sewage in 60 countries (including Israel) for AMR using metagenomics.

Eurosurveillance special issue

Read the recently published special issue of Eurosurveillance (https://www.eurosurveillance.org/) guest-edited by Jacob Moran-Gilad on ‘Advanced diagnostics to inform public health policy’. The entire issue is accessible online https://www.eurosurveillance.org/upload/site-assets/imgs/Special_Issue_Advanced-Diagnostics-web.pdf Start with reading the editorial! https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.4.1900068