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Department of Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Medicine, University of Crete

Research Focus

The Department of Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis (CMMP) at the Medical School, University of Crete focuses on:
A. Cutting edge basic and translational research in the following areas:
I. Host defense and fungal pathogenesis
II. Parasitology
III. Bacterial infections
IV. Rickettsial and Vectorborne Zoonotic Diseases
V. Environmental Microbiology

B. Delivery of state-of-the-art Clinical Microbiology diagnostic services for the University Hospital of Heraklion

The Department of CMMP is affiliated with the Clinical Microbiology Lab at the University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, participates in Clinical Studies, delivers state-of-the-art Clinical Microbiology diagnostic services and serves as a referral center for diagnosis of a broad range of infectious diseases at the Island of Crete and the South Aegean Area.

Head of the Department                                     
George Chamilos, MD                                       

HDFP

Host Defense and Fungal Pathogenesis Unit (HDFP)

CBMM

Clinical Bacteriology and Molecular Microbiology Unit (CBMM)

PMR

Parasitology and Medical Entomology Unit

ZD

Zoonotic Diseases Unit