Dr Christine P Burren


  • BS2 8BJ


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Personal profile

Research interests

Christine Burren is a Consultant in Paediatric Diabetes, Endocrinology and Bone at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol. She trained and undertook earlier research projects in Melbourne, Australia, Portland, Oregon, USA and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK.

Her main research interests include rare metabolic bone disorders of childhood (Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Hypophosphatasia, XLH and skeletal dysplasias), childhood diabetes (early treatments and improving long term control) and paediatric endocrinology (particularly growth disorders).

Clinical research included Chief Investigator on 'Do Physical Fitness and Physical Activity influence diabetes control in children and young people?' funded by Diabetes UK.

Current Research includes 1. Principal Investigator - Prospective, Multicenter, Single-arm Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics of Denosumab in Children With osteogenesis imperfecta 2. Principal Investigator - An Observational, Longitudinal, Prospective, Long-Term Registry Of Patients With Hypophosphatasia (HPP) 3. RUDY project on rare bone disorders.

External positions

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist

4 Oct 2004 → …

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Research Output

  • 24 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 1 Conference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Expanding the phenotypic spectrum of IFT81: Associated ciliopathy syndrome

Ashraf, T., Vaina, C., Giri, D., Burren, C. P., James, M., Offiah, A. C., Overton, T., Baptista, J., Ellard, S. & Smithson, S. F., 11 Aug 2020, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Post-mortem histology in transient receptor potential cation channel subfamily V member 6 (TRPV6) under-mineralising skeletal dysplasia suggests postnatal skeletal recovery: a case report

    Mason, A. E., Grier, D., Smithson, S. F., Burren, C. P. & Gradhand, E., 30 Mar 2020, In : BMC Medical Genetics. 21, 7 p., 64 (2020).

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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