Dr Andrews returned to the QIMR in 2003 where she continued her independent research on malaria drug discovery. In 2009 she was recruited to the Griffith University Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies. She is currently an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow (2009-2013) and leads the Tropical Parasitology Laboratory at both the Eskitis Institute and QIMR, where she was appointed as laboratory head in 2010. In recognition of her work on the antimalarial properties of HIV and cancer drugs, Dr Andrews was awarded the Queensland Premiers Award for Medical Research in 2008. She has served as the Griffith Medical Research College Executive Officer (2006-2009), a Director of the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASAM) (2009-2010), and an AAvHF committee member. She is currently the Treasurer of the Australian Society for Parasitology, a member of the Queensland Tropical Health Alliance Research Committee, a Queensland ASMR Committee member, and a member of the Eskitis Institute Mentoring Committee. Dr Andrews has published over 50 papers and received funding from the ARC, Medicines for Malaria Venture, and Gates Foundation.