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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

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

A formula predicting the effective dose of febuxostat in chronic kidney disease patients with asymptomatic hyperuricemia based on a retrospective study and a validation cohort?.

Authors : Aoun M, Salloum R, Dfouni A, Sleilaty G, Chelala D
Year : 2020
Journal : Clin Nephrol

Slow N-acetylation as a possible contributor to bladder carcinogenesis.

Authors : El Kawak M, Dhaini HR, Jabbour ME, Moussa MA, El Asmar K, Aoun M
Year : 2020
Journal : Mol Carcinog

Identification of Clec4b as a novel regulator of bystander activation of auto-reactive T cells and autoimmune disease.

Authors : Bäckdahl L, Aoun M, Norin U, Holmdahl R
Year : 2020
Journal : PLoS Genet
Volume : 16
Pages : e1008788

Early Experience With COVID-19 and Solid Organ Transplantation at a US High-volume Transplant Center.

Authors : Yi SG, Rogers AW, Saharia A, Aoun M, Faour R, Abdelrahim M, Knight RJ, Grimes K, Bullock S, Hobeika M, McMillan R, Mobley C, Moaddab M, Huang HJ, Bhimaraj A, Ghobrial RM, Gaber AO
Year : 2020
Journal : Transplantation