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Presenter: Anton Peleg, Steve Pergam, , ,
Authors: Anton Peleg, Steve Pergam, Jennifer Saullo, Jasmine Chung
Anton Peleg is a Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, NHMRC Practitioner Fellow and Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, VIC. He is Theme Leader for Infection and Immunity at Monash Academic Health Research and Translational Centre, and has recently been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.
He completed his infectious diseases clinical training in Australia in 2005 and then went to the USA for four years and worked at the Harvard-affiliated hospitals; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a Masters of Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health, and also completed a PhD in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology with a focus on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and genomics. He returned to Australia in 2010 as a clinician-scientist.
His research interests are in hospital-acquired infections, AMR and novel solutions, bacterial genomics, mechanisms of pathogenesis and infections in immunocompromised hosts. He is also an active clinician working in the area of hospital-acquired infections and transplant infectious diseases. He has received numerous national and international awards for his advanced research and contribution to Infectious Diseases and Microbiology.
Dr. Steven Pergam is an Associate Member in the Clinical Research and Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Associate Professor in the Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington; and the Director of Infection Prevention at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, WA. His current research interest focuses on the epidemiology of major transplant pathogens and on the development of novel prevention strategies for community and healthcare-associated infections in cancer and hematopoietic cell transplant patients.
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