Dr Leah Roberts awarded NHMRC Investigator grant

Dr Leah Roberts

Dr Leah Roberts has been awarded a $662,040 NHMRC Investigator grant for the project, “Understanding plasmid-mediated AMR dissemination in Australia”.

The project is one of two National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator grants QUT is celebrating, totalling $1.3 million.

Dr Roberts, from the Centre for Immunology and Infection Control said the five-year project would investigate how the transmission of plasmids (small molecules that can spread between bacteria) contributes to rising antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Australia and globally.
Read in full