BSHAM – SFMM Joint Symposium 2022

The Belgian Society of Human and Animal Mycology (BSHAM) and the French Society for Medical Mycology / Société Française de Mycologie Médicale (SFMM) are proud to present a two-day joint meeting dedicated to the latest in medical mycology. We will be happy to welcome you at Thagaste, a historic location in the middle of Ghent, Belgium.
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Final program

You can find the slides from selected presentations below.


Thursday, 31 March 2022

Start @ 13:   Lunch

14:00       Diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of invasive fungal diseases in paediatric patients. Andreas Groll (30´)

14:30        Latest update about MALDI-TOF MS. Pierre Becker and Anne-Cécile Normand (30´)

15:00        Oral presentations from selected abstracts (10 min each)

  • Mart Sillen
  • Sacheli Rosalie

15:30        Coffee break

16:00        Oral presentations from selected abstracts (10’ each)

  • Emilie de Muynck
  • Karine Lecointe
  • Hans Carolus

16:30        Grand Round – discussion of submitted clinical cases with panel of experts from both countries (60´)

  • Panel: Katrien Lagrou, Dirk Vogelaers, Boualem Sendid, Johan Maertens, Olivier Lortholary
  • Cases presented by Hennequin Christophe, Hélène Guegan, Lore Vanderbeke (20 minutes each)


Friday, 01 April 2022

Welcome @ 8:30

9:00       Triazole resistance in fungi

  • Molecular epidemiology of triazole resistance & role of the environment on triazole resistance in filamentous fungi. Paul Verweij (30’)
  • Impact of triazole resistance during chronic aspergillosis. Christophe Hennequin (15’)
  • Impact of triazole resistance in invasive aspergillosis. Johan Maertens (15’)
  • Discussion (10’)

10:10    Candida biology and relevance for clinical practice. Patrick Van Dijck (20´)

10:30    Coffee break

11:00     Hot topics in de field of mycology

  • What do we know about the fungal mycobiome. Cécile Angebault (30’).
  • Management approach for invasive aspergillosis in ICU: prophylaxis versus early diagnosis. Martin Hoenigl and Jean-Pierre Gangneux (30’)

12:00    Lunch

13:30    Oral presentations from selected abstracts

  • Bive Zono

13: 40    Short communications

14:00    What did we learn about Pneumocystis jirovecii?

15h30   Final words