Korean J Med Mycol.  2004 Mar;9(1):1-11.

Ten Years Brief History of the Korean Society for Medical Mycology

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  • 1Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea. drro2@hanafos.com

Abstract

For the education, sharing the information and research for medical mycology, the Korean Society for Medical Mycology (KSMM) was established in March 9, 1994. Since 1994, meetings of the KSMM have been held annually in June, workshop in August, and symposium in November. The First Symposium Workshop of the KSMM was held on July 12, 1997. Main topics for lectures and practices included identification and microscopic findings of dermatophytes. Also identification of unidentified pathogenic organisms, Malassezia, and Candida were done. The First Mycology Workshop of the KSMM was held on 14 November 1998. Main topics for lectures and practices included identification and microscopic findings of dermatophytes. Also identification of unidentified pathogenic organisms, Malassezia, and Candida were done. Since December 1996, Korean Journal of Medical Mycology, official journal of the KSMM, had been published biannually. Since volume 5 in 2000, it has been published quarterly and one hundred forty copies have been distributed in worldwide.

Keyword

History; Korean Society for Medical Mycology

MeSH Terms

Arthrodermataceae
Candida
Education
Lectures
Malassezia
Mycology*
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