Profile picture of: Antonia Saktiawati


Universitas Gadjah Mada

Internal Medicine

Jalan Farmako no. 1, Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia

Research Interests

infectious disease, tuberculosis, pulmonary disease, immunology


Topics to speak on:

prevention (vaccination), diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases or pulmonary diseases

Words of Wisdom

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest (Dalai Lama).Better to light a candle than curse the darkness (unknown).What doesn’t kill me, makes me stronger (Friedrich Nietzsche).Danger is real, but fear is a choice (Will Smith – After Earth).


Morita is based at the Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and has worked in developing diagnosis and treatment for tuberculosis. Her passion is infectious disease, immunology, and pulmonary disease research. She serves as a National Delegate in the European Respiratory Society, vice coordinator of Frontiers of Science in the Young Academy of Indonesia, editorial board member in the BMC Infectious Diseases, and is active in UNITE4TB and other international organizations. She led a WHO project aimed at developing TB e-learning materials for health workers and TB program managers in Indonesia


Faculty for the Future Award from the Schlumberger foundation

Long-Term Research Fellowship from the European Respiratory Society

Rising Star Award at the 7th International Workshop on Lung Health, Prague

The Best Young Scientist Award from Center for Tropical Medicine Universitas Gadjah Mada

The Best Publication Award in Health Sciences from Universitas Gadjah Mada

Science Leadership Collaborative Award from The Conversation Indonesia