Professor Andrew Steer

Professor Andrew Steer


Director, Infection and Immunity Theme; Group Leader, Tropical Diseases Research Group
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
Elected in 2020
Citation on election

Professor Andrew Steer is a paediatric infectious diseases physician and Director of the Infection and Immunity Theme at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. He is an international authority on tropical infectious diseases. His research has established global community-based treatment programs for tropical skin infections, influenced vaccine design for group A streptococcal disease, and introduced diagnostic technologies and control programs for rheumatic heart disease.

Professor Steer is a global and national leader in these fields, evidenced by scientific leadership roles, including as Chair of the International Alliance for the Control of Scabies, and Co-Director of the Australian Strep A Vaccine Initiative.

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