Dr David Duffy

Honorary Principal Fellow

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine



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


  • Stark, Mitchell S., Sturm, Richard A., Pan, Yan, Smit, Darren J., Kommajosyula, Varsha, Lee, Katie J., Jagirdar, Kasturee, McLean, Catriona, Duffy, David L., Soyer, H. Peter and Mar, Victoria J. (2024). Assessing the genetic risk of nodular melanoma using a candidate gene approach. British Journal of Dermatology, 190 (2), 199-206. doi: 10.1093/bjd/ljad365

  • Mbarek, Hamdi, Gordon, Scott D, Duffy, David L, Hubers, Nikki, Mortlock, Sally, Beck, Jeffrey J, Hottenga, Jouke-Jan, Pool, René, Dolan, Conor V, Actkins, Ky’Era V, Gerring, Zachary F, Van Dongen, Jenny, Ehli, Erik A, Iacono, William G, Mcgue, Matt, Chasman, Daniel I, Gallagher, C Scott, Schilit, Samantha L P, Morton, Cynthia C, Paré, Guillaume, Willemsen, Gonneke, Whiteman, David C, Olsen, Catherine M, Derom, Catherine, Vlietinck, Robert, Gudbjartsson, Daniel, Cannon-Albright, Lisa, Krapohl, Eva, Plomin, Robert ... Martin, Nicholas G (2023). Genome-wide association study meta-analysis of dizygotic twinning illuminates genetic regulation of female fecundity. Human Reproduction, 39 (1), 240-257. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dead247

  • Ingold, N., Zhu, G., Duffy, D. L., Mothershaw, A., Martin, N. G., MacGregor, S. and Law, M. H. (2023). Counting nevi on the outer arm provides an accurate and feasible alternative to total body nevus count. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 37 (11), e1302-e1304. doi: 10.1111/jdv.19279

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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. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6613-4_11

  • Duffy, David (2015). Genetics of eye colour. eLS. (pp. 1-9) 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.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision