Researcher biography

Dr Cuffe Completed his PhD at The University of Queensland before being awarded a competative research followship to Join Griffith Unviersity on the Gold Coast. Dr Cuffe returned to UQ in 2018 to establish his own research team and contribute to a range of undergraduate courses. Dr Cuffe has a broad range of research interests spanning from early origins of chronic disease through to sex differences in basic phyiology. He is most recognised for his research in the field of placental biology where he has investigated how maternal perturbations such as stress, hypoxia, altered nutrition or maternal disease all affect placental development and program disease in the mother after pregnancy as well as her offspring. Dr Cuffe has an exceptional track record and is excited to take new honours and PhD students into his research laboratory.