Dr Menino Cotta

Research Fellow

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine

Honorary Lecturer

School of Pharmacy
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Dr Cotta seeks to use innovative, transformative research that will ensure advanced approaches for dose optimisation are maximised as point-of-care systems, globally improving patient outcomes and reducing the emergence of antibiotic resistance.


  • Doctor of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, Victorian College of Pharmacy


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Book Chapter

  • Sinnollareddy, Mahipal G., Cotta, Menino O. and Roberts, Jason A. (2017). Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic tools to increase efficacy. Developments in emerging and existing infectious diseases: Antimicrobial stewardship. (pp. 85-98) edited by Celine Pulcini, Önder Ergönül, Füsun Can and Bojana Beović. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-810477-4.00007-6

  • Osbert Cotta, Menino and Roberts, Jason (2016). Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles of antimicrobials. Antimicrobial stewardship. (pp. 71-78) edited by Matthew Laundy, Mark Gilchrist and Laura Whitney. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/med/9780198758792.003.0009

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Pathiraj, John Preshanth Kumar, Hande, Manjunatha H., Varma, Murulidhar, Mukhyopadhay, Chiranjoy, Jathanna, Roshan David, Cotta (Os), Menino Osbert and Ghaffur, Abdul (2016). Development of an electronic case record form (AU-Crit) for antimicrobial stewardship program initiation. 5th International Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control 2016, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 20-23 November 2016. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.idh.2016.09.039

  • Tabah, A., Roberts, J., De Waele, J. J., Lipman, J., Zahar, J. R., Cotta, M. O., Barton, G. and Timsit, J. -F. (2014). The ADMIN-ICU survey: A survey on antimicrobials dosing and monitoring strategies in intensive care units. 27th Annual Congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), Barcelona, Spain, 27 September-1 October 2014. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/s00134-014-3451-0

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision