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Professor Zulf Mughal

Consultant in Paediatric Bone Disorders & Honorary Senior Lecturer in Child Health at Manchester Medical School



Special Interests:

Childhood Bone Disorders


Dr. Mughal obtained his medical degree from the University of Liverpool, and undertook postgraduate training in Paediatrics at hospitals in Manchester, Liverpool. He then undertook further training in Metabolic Bone Medicine at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Ohio, USA. As a senior consultant having practiced in General Paediatrics for several decades, Dr. Mughal now has established and leads the Manchester Paediatric Metabolic Bone Disease service at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. He is also actively involved in bone research in collaboration with the University of Manchester.

Selected research publications

Hannan FM, Nesbit MA, Zhang C, Cranston T, Curley AJ, Harding B, Fratter C, Rust N, Christie PT, Turner JJ, Lemos MC, Bowl MR, Bouillon R, Brain C, Bridges N, Burren C, Connell JM, Jung H, Marks E, McCredie D, Mughal Z, Rodda C, Tollefsen S, Brown EM, Yang JJ, Thakker RV.

Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Jun 15;21(12):2768-78. Epub 2012 Mar 14.

Kocks J, Ward K, Mughal Z, Moncayo R, Adams J, Högler W.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Oct;95(10):4652-9. Epub 2010 Jul 28.

Bowl MR, Mirczuk SM, Grigorieva IV, Piret SE, Cranston T, Southam L, Allgrove J, Bahl S, Brain C, Loughlin J, Mughal Z, Ryan F, Shaw N, Thakker YV, Tiosano D, Nesbit MA, Thakker RV.

Hum Mol Genet. 2010 May 15;19(10):2028-38. Epub 2010 Feb 27.

Rutsch F, Böyer P, Nitschke Y, Ruf N, Lorenz-Depierieux B, Wittkampf T, Weissen-Plenz G, Fischer RJ, Mughal Z, Gregory JW, Davies JH, Loirat C, Strom TM, Schnabel D, Nürnberg P, Terkeltaub R; GACI Study Group.

Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2008 Dec;1(2):133-40.

Kadam N, Khadilkar A, Chiplonkar S, Khadilkar V, Mughal Z.

J Bone Miner Metab. 2009;27(6):705-12. Epub 2009 May 15.