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Dr Robert Bryant is Head of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Department of Gastroenterology at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. After a Clinical Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at the John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford (2013), he completed a Master of Science by Research (MScR) at the University of Oxford in the field of genetics and mucosal immunology in IBD (2015). Rob was awarded a Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis excellence for his PhD, which he completed at The University of Adelaide in 2018. He has multiple peer-reviewed publications in international journals and has been an invited speaker at both Australian and international conferences. Dr Bryant is actively involved in research exploring treatment strategies involving manipulation of the microbiome in IBD, both through diet and faecal microbial transplantation. 


Rob is also a Clinical Senior Lecturer and PhD co-supervisor within the Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, at The University of Adelaide.


2018: PhD, The University of Adelaide, South Australia – Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence

2015: Master of Science by Research (MScR), University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

2013: Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP), Gastroenterology and Hepatology

2005: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), The University of Adelaide, South Australia

2019: Doctoral Research Award, The University of Adelaide (only 15 awarded across the University)

2018: Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence, The University of Adelaide

2016: GESA Ferring IBD Clinician Establishment (FICE) Award

2016: AR Clarkson Scholarship, Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Committee

2015: GESA Ferring Travelling Fellowship

2012: Mark Jolly Foundation Fellowship Award, Royal Adelaide Hospital

2012, 2010: Professor Derek Frewin Clinical Teaching Award, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide

2004: Meritous awards for Geriatrics and for Obstetrics & Gynaecology, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide