Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Clinical Lead for Complex Childhood Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Birmingham Children's Hospital, ESPE Summer School Coordinator, Honorary Professor, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM
Dr Nick Shaw is a Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Honorary Professor, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research at the University of Birmingham.
He developed an interest in paediatric calcium and bone metabolism whilst a Lecturer at the University of Leeds in 1985 and subsequently as a Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. He completed his endocrine training in Birmingham where he has been a consultant since 1994. He established a multidisciplinary service for children with metabolic bone disease which in 2011 was designated as one of four national centres for complex childhood Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
He is the organiser of a postgraduate training course in paediatric calcium and bone metabolism and co-editor of the book “Calcium and Bone Disorders in Children and Adolescents” published by Karger in 2009 and 2015.
He was a founder member and first secretary of the British Paediatric and Adolescent Bone Group and the Bone Club of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology. His research interests include secondary osteoporosis in children and vitamin D.