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Professor Alan Boyde

Visiting Professor of Skeletal Biology

Professor Alan Boyde is currently a Professor of Biophysics, Oral Growth and Development, at Barts and The London, Queen Mary, University of London.

Professor Boyde current research is aimed at understanding bone and cartilage development, structure and function and responses to hormonal and drug challenges, impact exercise, ageing, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, traumatic osteochondrosis, fatigue fracture, iatrogenic bone wounding (including dental and skeletal implants) and tumour metastases and skeletal changes in genetically modified mice. It uses a wide range of imaging modalities from naked eye to sub-micron resolution. Dental hard tissue structure, development, disease and iatrogenic damage are also studied.