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Clinic of infectious diseases

The objective of the infectious diseases clinic at the Institut Jules Bordet is to prevent and treat the infectious complications occurring in cancer patients, whether they are connected with the cancer itself or with its treatment (chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery, etc.)

Research projects


Project 1

Role of monitoring smears in detecting patients colonised with resistant bacteria in neutropenic patients and their impact on empirical treatments in the case of febrile neutropenia.

Project 2

Epidemiology of invasive fungal infections

Projet 3 

Fever of undetermined origin: role of PETscan

Our team

Head of Clinic
Dr Mickael Aoun
(Secretary : Nathalie Cardinal)

Dr Aspasia Georgala
Dr Angela Loizidou
Vanessa Coubeaux (research nurse)

 Scientific publications

Pneumocystis Infection in Two Patients Treated with Both Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor and Corticoids

Authors : Sadek M, Loizidou A, Drowart A, Van den Wijngaert S, Gomez Galdon M, Aspeslagh S
Year : 2020
Journal : JIPO
Volume : 3(1)
Pages : 27-30

Palbociclib safety and efficacy beyond Ribociclib-induced liver toxicity in metastatic hormone-receptors positive breast cancer patient.

Authors : Farhat F, Tarabaih M, Kanj A, Aoun M, Kattan J, Assi T, Awada A
Year : 2020
Journal : Anticancer Drugs
Volume : 31
Pages : 85-89

Immunogenicity and safety of the adjuvanted recombinant zoster vaccine in adults with haematological malignancies: a phase 3, randomised, clinical trial and post-hoc efficacy analysis.

Authors : Dagnew AF, Ilhan O, Lee WS, Woszczyk D, Kwak JY, Bowcock S, Sohn SK, Rodriguez Macías G, Chiou TJ, Quiel D, Aoun M, Navarro Matilla MB, de la Serna J, Milliken S, Murphy J, McNeil SA, Salaun B, Di Paolo E, Campora L, López-Fauqued M, El Idrissi M, Schuind A, Heineman TC, Van den Steen P, Oostvogels L
Year : 2019
Journal : Lancet Infect Dis
Volume : 19
Pages : 988-1000

Treatment outcomes in patients with proven/probable vs possible invasive mould disease in a phase III trial comparing isavuconazole vs voriconazole.

Authors : Maertens J, Selleslag D, Heinz WJ, Saulay M, Rahav G, Giladi M, Aoun M, Kovanda L, Kaufhold A, Engelhardt M, Cornely OA, Herbrecht R, Ullmann AJ
Year : 2018
Journal : Mycoses
Volume : 61
Pages : 868-876

Small cell carcinoma of the endometrium: A clinicopathological study and management of three cases.

Authors : Sidibe FM, Traore Z, Georgala A, Kanab R, Larsimont D, Awada A, Piccart-Gebhart M
Year : 2018
Journal : Bull Cancer
Volume : 105
Pages : 842-846