Dr Menino Cotta

Research Fellow

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine

Honorary Lecturer

School of Pharmacy
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 334 61814


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