A/Prof Amanda Gwee is a clinician-scientist fellow and team leader in the MCRI Infectious diseases Group. She is a general paediatrician, infectious diseases physician and clinical pharmacologist at the Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne and Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne. She received a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Melbourne in 2004; was awarded fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2012; and completed her PhD through the University of Melbourne in 2019. Amanda’s research focuses on optimising the dosing of anti-infective agents in children, an area of increasing importance in the current era of emerging antimicrobial resistance. Her other research priority is studying allergies to anti-infective drugs in children. She was the editor of the 9th edition of the Royal Children’s Hospital Paediatric handbook and is an editor for the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.
2020 Victorian Premier’s Award for Health and Medical Research – finalist
2020 BUPA Emerging Health Researcher Award – finalist
2018 NHMRC Gustav-Nossal award - top ranked Clinical Research Postgraduate Scholarship applicant in the field of medical and dental research.
2015 Royal Australasian College of Physicians Basser Research Entry Award