Professor Barbara Leggett

Academic Title-Professor

Royal Brisbane Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 3362 0170



  • Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, The University of Queensland
  • Fellow of the Royal A'asian College of Physicians
  • Doctor of Medicine, The University of Queensland


  • Kawamata, Futoshi, Patch, Ann-Marie, Nones, Katia, Bond, Catherine, McKeone, Diane, Pearson, Sally-Ann, Homma, Shigenori, Liu, Cheng, Fennell, Lochlan, Dumenil, Troy, Hartel, Gunter, Kobayasi, Nozomi, Yokoo, Hideki, Fukai, Moto, Nishihara, Hiroshi, Kamiyama, Toshiya, Burge, Matthew E., Karapetis, Christos S., Taketomi, Akinobu, Leggett, Barbara, Waddell, Nicola and Whitehall, Vicki (2018) Copy number profiles of paired primary and metastatic colorectal cancers. Oncotarget, 9 3: 3394-3405. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.23277

  • Liu, Cheng, Walker, Neal I., Leggett, Barbara A., Whitehall, Vicki L. J., Bettington, Mark L. and Rosty, Christophe (2017) Sessile serrated adenomas with dysplasia: morphological patterns and correlations with MLH1 immunohistochemistry. Modern Pathology, 30 12: 1728-1738. doi:10.1038/modpathol.2017.92

  • Fennell, Lochlan J. , Clendenning, Mark, McKeone, Diane M. , Jamieson, Saara H., Balachandran, Samanthy, Borowsky, Jennifer, Liu, John, Kawamata, Futoshi, Bond, Catherine E., Rosty, Christophe, Burge, Matthew E., Buchanan, Daniel D., Leggett, Barbara A.  and Whitehall, Vicki L. J. (2017) RNF43 is mutated less frequently in Lynch Syndrome compared with sporadic microsatellite unstable colorectal cancers. Familial Cancer, . doi:10.1007/s10689-017-0003-0

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Book Chapter

  • Leggett, Barbara (2010). Management of high genetic risk bowel cancer. In Monica C. Robotin, Ian N. Olver and Afaf Girgis (Ed.), When Cancer Crosses Disciplines: A Clinician's Handbook (pp. 969-979) London, UK: Imperial College Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision