Facts and Figures

Fungi are eukaryotic organisms that are usually relatively harmless in the context of normal host responses, but modern medical practices, a variety of surgical interventions, and the AIDS pandemic (particularly in third world countries), have led to immune deficiencies and susceptibility to fungal disease in a significant proportion of the patient population.

Extimated incidence of the big three global systemic mycoses and their research coverage at the institutions in the Consortium