'Talented' doctor dies while saving swimmer

Gold Coast-based Dr Luqman Jubair's body was found in the water two days after the rescue. He had been part of groundbreaking research on CRISPR gene-editing technology

A doctor swept out to sea while helping with a rescue on the Gold Coast is being remembered as a "selfless humanitarian" involved in world-leading cancer research.

Dr Luqman Jubair
Dr Luqman Jubair.

Dr Luqman Jubair arrived in Australia from Iraq as a qualified doctor but his "real passion" was helping others through cancer research, said a statement from Griffith University, Queensland,