Professor Jian Li

Professor Jian Li


Professor, NHMRC Principal Research Fellow
Monash University
Elected in 2023
Citation on election

Professor Jian Li’s antimicrobial research, clinical translation and commercialisation have provided impactful solutions to combat life-threatening multidrug-resistant bacterial infections globally. Notably, his world-leading research has led to a novel antibiotic drug QPX9003 which was developed intelligently from proof-of-concept to Phase-I trials. Furthermore, his long-term polymyxin pharmacology research has significantly improved clinical practice worldwide. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher, President of the International Society of Anti-infective Pharmacology, and holds multiple other leadership positions in key international societies. Overall, Professor Li has significantly improved the science of antibiotics and human health globally.

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