Researcher biography

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

Dr. Adam Stewart is an Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Registrar at Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital and a Medical Research Fellow at University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR).

Adam is currently undertaking a PhD under the supervision of Professor David Paterson on an international multicentre randomised clinical trial comparing ceftolozane-tazobactam versus meropenem for the definitive treatment of bloodstream infection due to ESBL and AmpC producing Enterobacterales (MERINO 3). Adam was recently successful in being awarded a Queensland Health Junior Doctor Research Fellowship and has research interests which include pragmatic clinical trials, novel antimicrobials, microbiome analysis, antibiotic susceptibility testing, and infections in immunocompromised hosts including fungal infections.

Adam has been awarded numerous awards and prizes, such as the RACP Trainee Research Award, Avant Doctor-in-Training Research Scholarship and an ECCMID Travel Grant. He has been invited to speak at national and international conferences, has published over 20 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has been a peer reviewer for journals such as Clinical Infectious Diseases, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Journal of Infection and International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.