PhD Candidate and Research Assistant
Keerthi is an inquisitive, diligent, and motivated young scientist in the field of paediatric infectious disease. She has a Bachelor of Biomedical Science with first-class honours.
Keerthi has been dedicated to conducting research that improves the health and wellbeing of diverse patient groups since 2021. At present, she is a collaborative team member, within a multidisciplinary clinical trials team called SNAP, aiming to conduct research to the highest quality in children with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections.
Keerthi's PhD focuses on examining the economic burden, optimising antibiotic treatment and diagnostic strategies for children with S.aureus bloodstream infections.