|Professor Anton Peleg with the award|
Photo: Anne Crawford
The award is given on the basis of career achievements in the field of the identification of bacterial resistance to antimicrobials in a clinical setting.
The award committee took into account the quality and originality of Professor Peleg’s published research and service to Australian microbiology in general.
Professor Peleg is an international expert in the field of hospital-acquired infections and antimicrobial resistance, and has been the recipient of many awards including the prestigious 2013 Commonwealth Ministers Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research.
He will receive his recent award at the ASM Conference in Perth on 3rd July. See more.