Improved Protection of Medical Devices Against Infection - a COST Action Workshop


Improved protection of medical devices against infection – a COST Action workshop

Conference Organiser for COST Action - Llinos G Harris MSc, PhD



Llinos G Harris is the conference organiser for COST Action (TD1305) on Interdisciplinary Effort to Reduce Medical Device Associated Infection (, and within the Action, infection of orthopaedic devices is one of their foci.


This workshop will discuss implant associated infections, which would cover the following topics 4 presentations:


(I) biofilms (general)

(II) state-the-art in orthopaedics infection treatment

(III) diagnosis

(IV) cutting edge approaches to surface modifications to reduce infection.