Dr Andrew Burke

Academic Title-Senior Lecturer

Prince Charles Hospital Northside Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


Dr Andrew Burke currently works with the UQ Centre for Clinical Research, The University of Queensland and is dual specialist in both infectious diseases and thoracic medicine at The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane. He has diverse clinical experience in low income countries and regional Australia and holds a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Liverpool) and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Queensland.

Andrew has been a principal investigator on industry lead trials including studies of inhaled liposmal amikacin for non-tuberculous mycoabcteria (NTM) and inhaled GM-CSF for pulmonary NTM infection. He is an associate investigator on the FORMAT study assessing clinical outcomes in pulmonary Mycobacterium abscessus infection and with Professor Jason Roberts of UQCCR is leading the pharmacokinetic sub-studies in this multi-national trial. Andrew is currently a chief investigator on the Australasian Covid-19 Trial (ASCOT Study).

Andrew is on the Australian Therapeutic Guidelines writing groups for both antibiotics and respiratory disease. He is current chair of the steering committee of the Australasian Clinical Tuberculosis network (ACTnet) and is on the Queensland Tuberculosis Expert Advisory Group. He is currently undertaking a PhD in the pharmacokinetics of mycobacterial drugs in people with tuberculosis and cystic fibrosis.


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Conference Publication

  • Kudo, M., Johnson, J. and Burke, A. (2018). Low utility of microbiology testing in community acquired pneumonia. The Australia & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (ANZSRS/TSANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, SA, Australia, 23–27 March 2018. Richmond, VIC, Australia :Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia. doi: 10.1111/resp.13268

  • Burke, Andrew, Hay, Karen, Chadwick, Alex and Sheridan, Judith (2017). High Rates of Respiratory Symptoms and Airways Disease in Mental Health Inpatients in a Tertiary Centre. The Australia & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (ANZSRS/TSANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 24–28 March 2017. Richmond, Australia :Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

  • Hakim, R., Mccarthy, L., Masel, P. J., Bowman, R. V., Burke, A., Bazdar, S., Serginson, J. G. and Yang, I. A. (2013). Personalized care for COPD: the "COPD Snapshot". Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science 2013 Annual Scientific Meetings, Darwin, NT, Australia, 22-27 March 2013. Richmond, VIC, Australia :Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. doi: 10.1111/resp.12045

  • Daniels, M. G., Leong, S., Bowman, R. V., Yang, I. A., Masel, P., Fiene, A., Robinson, P., Burke, A., McKeon, J., Ayres, J., Duhig, E., Clarke, B., Tran, K., Godbolt, D., Dettrick, A. and Fong, K. M. (2012). Bronchoscopy and Transthoracic-Needle Aspiration Yield for Histomorpho-Molecular Diagnosis. 4th Australian Lung Cancer Conference, Adelaide Australia, 23-25 August 2012. New York, NY, United States :Elsevier.

  • Chambers, D. C., Burke, A., Daniels, T. W. V., Yerkovich, S. T. and Hopkins, P. M. A. (2011). Community Acquired Respiratory Viral Infection Is a Risk Factor for Death after Lung Transplantation. 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions on International-Society-for-Heart-and-Lung-Transplantation, San Diego CA, United States, 13-16 April 2011. New York, NY, United States :Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2011.01.360

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