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. (2020). Genes determining nevus count and dermoscopic appearance in Australian melanoma cases and controls. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 140 (2) 498-501.e17. doi:10.1016/j.jid.2019.05.032

  • 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 Dermatologybjd.18777, 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

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Book Chapter

  • Duffy, David L. (2017). Analysis of quantitative trait loci. Bioinformatics Volume II: structure, function, and applications. (pp. 191-203) edited by Jonathan M. Keith.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. eLS. (pp. 1-9) edited by .Chichester, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9780470015902.a0024646

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

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

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

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

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision