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Biography

Anton Peleg is Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University. He is also a research group leader in the Department of Microbiology, Monash University. His research spans clinical to basic research, with a focus on hospital-acquired infections, antimicrobial resistance, infections in immunocompromised hosts and understanding mechanisms of disease caused by hospital pathogens. He has a particular clinical interest in complex infections in highly vulnerable patient groups, including patients with cystic fibrosis, lung and stem cell transplant recipients, and infections in patients with burns or in intensive care.

Clinical activities

Infectious Diseases Physician, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne VIC

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland

2010 → …

Master of Public Health, Harvard University

2009 → …

External positions

Director Infectious Diseases Clinic, Alfred Health

Head of Travel Medicine Clinic, Alfred Health

Head, Victorian NPEP Service, Alfred Health

Executive, Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre

Research area keywords

  • antibiotic prescribing
  • antibiotic resistance
  • antimicrobial stewardship
  • qualitative research
  • resi
  • bacteria
  • candida
  • epidemiology
  • hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • infection
  • microbial drug
  • diabetes
  • immunity
  • glycaemic control
  • hospital-acquired infections
  • antimicrobial resistance
  • infections in immunocompromised hosts

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Projects 2010 2022

Research Output 2004 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

Antibiotic resistance and host immune evasion in Staphylococcus aureus mediated by a metabolic adaptation

Jiang, J-H., Bhuiyan, M. S., Shen, H-H., Cameron, D. R., Rupasinghe, T. W. T., Wu, C. M., Le Brun, A. P., Kostoulias, X., Domene, C., Fulcher, A. J., McConville, M. J., Howden, B. P., Lieschke, G. J. & Peleg, A. Y., 26 Feb 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 9, p. 3722-3727 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A plasmid-encoded peptide from Staphylococcus aureus induces anti-myeloperoxidase nephritogenic autoimmunity

Ooi, J. D., Jiang, J-H., Eggenhuizen, P. J., Chua, L. L., van Timmeren, M., Loh, K. L., O’Sullivan, K. M., Gan, P. Y., Zhong, Y., Tsyganov, K., Shochet, L. R., Ryan, J., Stegeman, C. A., Fugger, L., Reid, H. H., Rossjohn, J., Heeringa, P., Holdsworth, S. R., Peleg, A. Y. & Kitching, A. R., 29 Jul 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 14 p., 3392.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Biofilm formation and migration on ventricular assist device drivelines

Qu, Y., McGiffin, D., Kure, C., Ozcelik, B., Fraser, J., Thissen, H. & Peleg, A. Y., 6 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of Hypermutator Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates from Patients with Cystic Fibrosis in Australia

Rees, V. E., Deveson Lucas, D. S., López-Causapé, C., Huang, Y., Kotsimbos, T., Bulitta, J. B., Rees, M. C., Barugahare, A., Peleg, A. Y., Nation, R. L., Oliver, A., Boyce, J. D. & Landersdorfer, C. B., 1 Apr 2019, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 63, 4, 11 p., e02538-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Membership of industry collaboration/ network

Monash Antimicrobial Resistance Group (Event)

Trevor Lithgow (Chair/Co-Chair), Max Cryle (Member), Kellie Tuck (Member), Ana Traven (Member), Thomas Naderer (Member), Julian Rood (Member), Dena Lyras (Member), Anton Peleg (Member), Mibel Aguilar (Member), Fasseli Coulibaly (Member), Sheena McGowan (Member), Meredith Anne Okeeffe (Member), Matthew Belousoff (Member), Philip Heraud (Member)
1 Mar 2017

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of industry collaboration/ network