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


  • McMeniman, E. K., Duffy, D. L., Jagirdar, K., Lee, K. J., Peach, E., McInerney-Leo, A. M., De'Ambrosis, B., Rayner, J. E., Smithers, B. M., Soyer, H. P. and Sturm, R. A. (2019) The interplay of sun-damage and genetic risk in Australian multiple and single primary melanoma cases and controls. British Journal of Dermatology, . doi:10.1111/bjd.18777

  • Duffy, D. L., Lee, K. J., Jagirdar, K., Pflugfelder, A., Stark, M. S., McMeniman, E. K., Soyer, H. P. and Sturm, R. A. (2019) Naevus count and MC1R R alleles contribute to melanoma risk. British Journal of Dermatology, 181 5: e119-e119. doi:10.1111/bjd.18487

  • Duffy, David L, Siminovitch, Katherine A, Zamel, Ricardo, Chapman, Kenneth R, Martin, Nicholas G and Zamel, Noe (2019) Variation at DENND1B and Asthma on the Island of Tristan da Cunha. Twin research and human genetics : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies, . doi:10.1017/thg.2019.82

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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