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 Donald Ward

Donald Ward


Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences



Special interests

Parathyroid and Calcium-Sensing Receptor Physiology

Brief biography

Donald is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester. His primary interest is Extracellular Calcium Homeostasis and in particular the role of the Calcium-Sensing Receptor in parathyroid and renal physiology and pathology.  Prior to his Lectureship he was a Kidney Research UK Career Development Fellow (2002-2005) and before that spent two postdoctoral periods in Harvard Medical School, Boston (1996-1998) and the School of Biological Sciences in Manchester (1998-2002). He is a member of the Physiological Society, British Pharmacological Society and European Society of Endocrinology and is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Link to University profile and publications.