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Professor Julian Davis

Professor of Medicine, Consultant Endocrinologist



Special Interests:

General endocrinology, pituitary disease, thyroid disease, endocrine genetic syndromes


I trained in Medicine at Edinburgh University, qualifying in 1978, and obtained my PhD and MD as an MRC Training Fellow working with Prof Michael Sheppard at University of Birmingham. My clinical practice is based in Manchester Royal Infirmary, running a general endocrinology service, together with joint clinic sessions with Endocrine Surgery, Paediatrics (transition service) and Genetics. My research is on gene regulation and molecular pathophysiology of the pituitary gland, and is based in laboratories in the AV Hill Building. I am currently Vice-Dean in the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences at the University of Manchester. In external roles I have been a member of Council for the Society for Endocrinology, and acted as Chairman of its Awards Committee and the British Endocrine Societies Liaison Committee; I was Deputy Editor and then Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Endocrinology during 2000-2008, and am an Associate Editor of Physiological Reports, 2013-2016. I was Chairman of the Royal College of Physicians Joint Specialty Committee for Endocrinology and Diabetes during 2004-2006, and am currently Secretary and Treasurer of the Clinical Endocrinology Trust. I have been a member of the MRC Population and Systems Medicine Board (2008-2013), and BBSRC Integrative and Systems Biology Panel (2011-2014).

Contact Details

Secretarial office

0161 276 8750