Professor Anton Peleg

Professor Anton Peleg


Professor and Director of Department of Infectious Diseases
Monash University
Elected in 2020
Citation on election

Professor Anton Peleg is a leading physician-scientist in Infectious Diseases who excels across the full research continuum, from fundamental laboratory research to clinical translation. He is an internationally recognised expert in antimicrobial resistance, and engages with government, industry and the community to influence antimicrobial use, targeting hospitals and nursing homes. His contributions to infection-immunity research, clinical trials, prevention of outbreaks, device infections and microbial genomics have been stellar and sustained.

Professor Peleg  has built interdisciplinary collaborations addressing global health issues that have impacted policy and practice through guidelines and trials, and he is an outstanding mentor, fostering a large cadre of emerging clinician-scientist leaders.


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