Information about the partner
The University of Verona is a public University focusing on innovation and research, internationally renowned in the area of biomedical and infectious diseases research. The University Hospital is 1,600- bed medical center including all medical specialties. The Infectious Diseases Section, within the Dept. of Diagnostics and Public Health, has extensive clinical and research activities with a multidisciplinary team involving > 80 members with different specialities (infectious diseases, internal medicine, microbiology, biology, statistic, bio-statistic, infection control, psychologist) coordinating and participating to several national and international projects funded by a range of different donor programmes (e.g. WHO, GARDP, IMI, Horizon2020, JPI-AMR, AIFA, and ESCMID). Research topics include therapy of severe bacterial infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria, prevention of healthcare associated infections, optimization of surveillance systems, antibiotic stewardship, diagnostic stewardship, AMR transmission and burden, STIs and Public Health.