Dr Adam Stewart

ATH - Lecturer

Royal Brisbane Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


Adam G. Stewart, BBiomedSci, MBBS (Hons), MPHTM

Dr Adam Stewart is an Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Registrar and PhD Candidate.

Adam is currently working on novel treatment strategies for infections due to multi-drug resistant Gram-negative bacteria. Adam has been successful in being awarded a Queensland Health Junior Doctor Research Fellowship and has research interests which include clinical trials, new antimicrobials, rapid diagnostics, and infections involving transplant recipients and other immunocompromised patients.

Adam has received numerous awards and prizes, such as the ASID ASM Advanced Trainee Research Award, RACP Trainee Research Award, Avant Doctor-in-Training Research Scholarship, and multiple ECCMID Travel Grants and a Funded Clinical Observership. He has been invited to speak at national and international conferences, has published over 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has been a peer reviewer for journals such as Clinical Infectious Diseases, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Journal of Infection and International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, and Transplant Infectious Disease.

Research Interests

  • New Antimicrobials
    Pre-clinical and clinical research evaluating the efficacy of new antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral agents
  • Clinical Trials in Infectious Diseases
    Randomised controlled trials to identify better treatment options for the management of infectious diseases
  • Rapid Diagnostics in Infectious Diseases
    Evaluating the clinical utility of novel diagnostic platforms with regards to rapid pathogen identification and antimicrobial resistance testing
  • Infectious Complications in Transplant Recipients
    Improving surveillance, detection and management of infectious diseases in solid organ and haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients


  • Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Griffith University


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