Dr Adam Irwin

Senior Lecturer Infectious Disease

Children's Health Queensland Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine
a.irwin@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66075

Overview

Dr Adam Irwin is a conjoint Senior Lecturer and academic lead for Paediatric Infectious Disease at Children’s Health Queensland and the University of Queensland.

His research focuses on diagnostic evaluations to optimise the use of antimicrobials in children. Specifically, he is interested in healthcare-associated infections and infections resistant to antimicrobial therapy. He is also interested in the clinical and molecular epidemiology of invasive Gram-negative infections.

Adam studied at the University of Birmingham Medical School and completed training in Paediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology in London. He was awarded his PhD by the University of Liverpool Institute of Infection and Global Health in 2016. Prior to relocating to Queensland, he was secretary of the British Paediatric Allergy, Immunity and Infection Group. He holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer position at University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Birmingham
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Liverpool

Publications

  • Warris, Adilia, Pana, Zoi-Dorothea, Oletto, Andrea, Lundin, Rebecca, Castagnola, Elio, Lehrnbecher, Thomas, Groll, Andreas H., Roilides, Emmanuel, Andersen, Cecilie T., Arendrup, Maiken C., Arsenijevic, Valentina Arsic, Bianchini, Sonia, von Both, Ulrich, Chmelnik, Martin, Controzzi, Tiziana, Emonts, Marieke, Esposito, Susanna, Ferreras-Antolin, Laura, Henriet, Stefanie, Iosifidis, Elias, Irwin, Adam, Kopsidas, John, Lagrou, Katrien, Lyall, Hermione, Casteleiro, Angela Manzanares, Mesini, Alessio, Olbrich, Peter, Paulus, Stephane, Lausch, Karen Rokkedal, Soler-Palacin, Pere, Spyridis, Nikos, Strenger, Volker, Theodoraki, Martha, Wolfs, Tom and EUROCANDY Study Group (2019) Etiology and Outcome of Candidemia in Neonates and Children in Europe: An 11-year Multinational Retrospective Study. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, . doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000002530

  • Ferreras-Antolín, Laura, Irwin, Adam, Atra, Ayad, Dermirjian, Alicia, Drysdale, Simon B, Emonts, Marieke, McMaster, Paddy, Paulus, Stephane, Patel, Sanjay, Kinsey, Sally, Vergnano, Stefania, Whittaker, Elisabeth and Warris, Adilia (2019) Neonatal Antifungal Consumption Is Dominated by Prophylactic Use; Outcomes From The Pediatric Antifungal Stewardship: Optimizing Antifungal Prescription Study. The Pediatric infectious disease journal, . doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000002463

  • Irwin, Adam D, Grant, Alison, Williams, Rhian, Kolamunnage-Dona, Ruwanthi, Drew, Richard J, Paulus, Stephane, Jeffers, Graham, Williams, Kim, Breen, Rachel, Preston, Jennifer, Appelbe, Duncan, Chesters, Christine, Newland, Paul, Marzouk, Omnia, McNamara, Paul S, Diggle, Peter J and Carrol, Enitan D (2017) Predicting risk of serious bacterial infections in febrile children in the emergency department. Pediatrics, 140 2: . doi:10.1542/peds.2016-2853

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

  • Irwin, Adam D, Grant, Alison, Williams, Rhian, Kolamunnage-Dona, Ruwanthi, Drew, Richard J, Paulus, Stephane, Jeffers, Graham, Williams, Kim, Breen, Rachel, Preston, Jennifer, Appelbe, Duncan, Chesters, Christine, Newland, Paul, Marzouk, Omnia, McNamara, Paul S, Diggle, Peter J and Carrol, Enitan D (2017) Predicting risk of serious bacterial infections in febrile children in the emergency department. Pediatrics, 140 2: . doi:10.1542/peds.2016-2853

Journal Article

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision