Dr Colm Keane

NHMRC Early Career Fellow

Mater Research Institute-UQ
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 344 37912


Research Interests

  • Tumour Immunology
  • Primary CNS Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Viral Associated Lymphomas


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Griffith University
  • Master of Business Administration, Griff.


  • Keane, Colm, Law, Soi C., Gould, Clare, Birch, Simone, Sabdia, Muhammed B., Merida de Long, Lilia, Thillaiyampalam, Gayathri, Abro, Emad, Tobin, Joshua W., Tan, Xiaohong, Xu-Monette, Zijun Y., Young, Ken H., Gifford, Grace, Gabreilli, Sara, Stevenson, William S., Gill, Anthony, Talaulikar, Dipti, Jain, Sanjiv, Hernandez, Annette, Halliday, Sarah-Jane, Bird, Robert, Cross, Donna, Hertzberg, Mark and Gandhi, Maher K. (2020). LAG3: a novel immune checkpoint expressed by multiple lymphocyte subsets in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Blood Advances, 4 (7), 1367-1377. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2019001390

  • Tobin, Joshua W.D., Keane, Colm, Gunawardana, Jay and Gandhi, Maher K. (2020). Reply to M. Sorigue. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 38 (6), 648-649. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.02935

  • Cristino, Alexandre S., Nourse, Jamie, West, Rachael A., Sabdia, Muhammed Bilal, Law, Soi C., Gunawardana, Jay, Vari, Frank, Mujaj, Sally, Thillaiyampalam, Gayathri, Snell, Cameron, Gough, Madeline, Keane, Colm and Gandhi, Maher K. (2019). EBV-microRNA-BHRF1-2-5p targets the 3'UTR of immune-checkpoint ligands PD-L1 and PD-L2. Blood, 134 (25), 2261-2270. doi: 10.1182/blood.2019000889

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Book Chapter

  • Keane, Colm, Nourse, Jamie P. and Gandhi, Maher K. (2012). Rituximab induced late-onset neutropenia. Rituximab: Pharmacology, Clinical Uses and Health Effects. (pp. 93-102) Nova Science Publishers, Inc..

Journal Article

Conference Publication

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision