Dear Mediterranean Society of Chemotherapy and Infection Colleagues


ISAC is now accepting applications for travel grants from your members to attend the31st International Congress of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy - 4th Gulf Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases in Dubai from 6-9 November 2019.

A number of ISAC Young Investigator Travel Awards will be given to ISAC Member Society applicants under the age of 35. Each successful awardee will be granted 1,000 USD towards the cost of their travel to Dubai and their hotel accommodation as well as free congress registration. Visit the website for more information and to register.

As these awards are only open to member society applicants, please forward this to your members.

The deadline for abstract submissions and travel grant applications is 1 August 2019.



Tom Bergan and John David Williams Memorial Awards

The two highest scoring abstracts submitted via the ISAC Young Investigator Travel Award application process from countries with limited resources will be awarded the Tom Bergan Memorial Award and the John David Williams Memorial Award in memory of two former Presidents of ISAC.

The aims of the society are:


a) To contribute to the education, research and progress of the science of Chemotherapy and Infection and the affiliated fields of this science in the Mediterranean countries: Spain, France, Monaco, Italy, Greece, Malta, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco as well as the neighbour to Mediterranean basin countries: Portugal, Serbia, FYROM, Bulgaria, Romania, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Emirates.


b) To make every effort so that chemotherapies and products for the treatment of infectious diseases may reflect the true requirements of science and clinical practice and provide care for patients worldwide and mainly in the Mediterranean and neighbour countries.


c) To sponsor a periodical publication to promote the official records of the Society and scientific papers concerning Chemotherapy and Infection.


d) To organize regional & National congresses and other activities with a view to promoting science and research.


e) To interact and be affiliated with other societies or associations that have similar aims and purposes and to encourage friendship among scientists of these fields.


f) To act as a regional part of the International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC)




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