Associate Professor David Duffy

Principal Research Fellow (Stats Ge

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 344 37380



  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • MBBS, The University of Queensland


  • Duffy, David L., Jagirdar, Kasturee, Lee, Katie J., McWhirter, Seamus R., McMeniman, Erin K., De’Ambrosis, Brian, Pflugfelder, Annette, Rayner, Jenna E., Whiteman, David C., Brown, Matthew A., Martin, N.G., Smithers, B.M., Schaider, Helmut, Soyer, H. Peter and Sturm, Richard A. (2019) Genes determining nevus count and dermoscopic appearance in Australian melanoma cases and controls. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, . doi:10.1016/j.jid.2019.05.032

  • Rayner, Jenna E., McMeniman, Erin K., Duffy, David L., De'Ambrosis, Brian, Smithers, B Mark, Jagirdar, Kasturee, Lee, Katie J., Soyer, H Peter and Sturm, Richard A. (2019) IRF4 rs12203592*T/T genotype is associated with nodular melanoma. Melanoma Research, 29 4: 445-446. doi:10.1097/CMR.0000000000000596

  • Peng, Fuduan, Zhu, Gu, Hysi, Pirro G., Eller, Ryan J., Chen, Yan, Li, Yi, Hamer, Merel A., Zeng, Changqing, Hopkins, Racquel L., Jacobus, Case L., Wallace, Paige L., Uitterlinden, André G., Ikram, M. Arfan, Nijsten, Tamar, Duffy, David L., Medland, Sarah E., Spector, Timothy D., Walsh, Susan, Martin, Nicholas G., Liu, Fan and Kayser, Manfred (2019) Genome-Wide Association Studies Identify Multiple Genetic Loci Influencing Eyebrow Color Variation in Europeans. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 139 7: 1601-1605. doi:10.1016/j.jid.2018.12.029

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Book Chapter

  • Duffy, David L. (2017). Analysis of quantitative trait loci. In Jonathan M. Keith (Ed.), Bioinformatics Volume II: structure, function, and applications 2nd ed. (pp. 191-203) New York, NY, United States: Humana Press/Springer Nature. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-6613-4_11

  • Duffy, David (2015). Genetics of eye colour. In eLS (pp. 1-9) Chichester, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0024646

  • Duffy, D. (2000). Genetics of asthma. In Ronald S. Walls and Christine R. Jenkins (Ed.), Understanding Asthma. A Management Companion (pp. 39-43) Sydney: Maclennan & Petty.

  • Duffy, David Lorenzo (2000). The co-twin case-control study. In Timothy Spector, Harald Snieder and Alex MacGregor (Ed.), Advances in twin and sib-pair analysis (pp. 53-66) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

  • Duffy, D. (2000). The co-twin control study. In Tim D. Spector, Harold Snieder and Alex J. MacGregor (Ed.), Advances in Twin and Sib-pair Analysis (pp. 53-66) London: Greenwich Medical Media Ltd.

  • Duffy, David L. (2000). Understanding asthma. A management companion. In Ronald S. Walls and Christine R. Jenkins (Ed.), Understanding asthma. A management companion (pp. 5.1-5.5) Sydney, Australia: Maclennan and Petty.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

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Completed Supervision