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Here are some news you might be interested in:

First Workshop on PJI in 2015
The first Workshop on Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI) in 2015 in Berlin was a great success! Active involvement of participants provided highly interactive sessions with exchange of experience and strategies regarding PJI. Read more
Cooperation with Russia in the Field of Septic Surgery
On February 12–13, 2015 Dr. Vassily Artyukh, Head of the Department for Septic Surgery at the R.R. Vreden Russian Scientific Research Institute for Traumatology and Orthopedics (RNIITO) visited the septic unit at the Charité – University Medicine Berlin to share their experiences. Read more
"Vreden's Readings" in St. Petersburg
IXth annual conference "Vreden's Readings" takes place on October 8-10, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Russia. PRO-IMPLANT Foundation members and physicians from Charité – University Medicine Berlin are going to visit this conference. Read more
Workshop on Implants and Biofilms
On March 25, 2015 the Consilium Infectiorum Workshop will take place in Leipzig. The aim of this workshop is to look at the biofilm from different angles to optimize the therapy and prevent persistence and recurrence of infection. Read more
Aesculap Workshop "Management of Periprosthetic Infections"
Aesculap Academy is organising a workshop "Management of Periprosthetic Infections" in Berlin on April 13-14, 2015 and October 12-13, 2015. Read more
16th EFORT Congress in Prague, Czech Republic
Infection is the main theme of the 16th EFORT congress on May 27-29, 2015. The scientific program will focus on symposia and instructional lectures given by distinguished speakers, as well as on free papers from all over the world. Read more
New Members of the PRO-IMPLANT Foundation Team
Dr. Nora Renz
is an internal medicine specialist, currently doing her infectious diseases fellowship at Charité – University Medicine Berlin, under supervision of Dr. Andrej Trampuz. Read more
Dr. Maria Eugenia Portillo Bordonabe
is a clinical microbiologist with special expertise in biofilms and implant-associated infections. Over the last 4 years she has established both clinical and laboratory research groups, focusing on implant-associated infections. Read more
Upcoming Clinical Trials
High-Dose Daptomycin in the Treatment of Staphylococcal Prosthetic Joint Infection
Read more
Oral Rifampin-Combination Compared to Standard Intravenous Treatment of Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infection
Read more
Trial number for “Fast Track” study in
Clinical study "Fast-track" Treatment for Prosthetic Joint Infection has been assigned a trial number NCT02372435 in the U.S. National Institutes of Health registry and results database of clinical studies:
EPJICEuropean Prosthetic Joint Infection Cohort 
The recruitment of patients in the European Prosthetic Joint Infection Cohort (EPJIC) started at Charité - University Medicine Berlin. If you are interested, please contact the Project Manager, Mrs. Alessandra Catalina Bardelli. Read more (website is continuously updated)
Presence on LinkedIn
The foundation has created a presence on LinkedIn. You are kindly invited to follow us on LinkedIn  to get updates and developments from around the PRO-IMPLANT Foundation.

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