Alistair Bond graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2008 with a first class degree in Anatomy and Human Biology. He went on to study for a PhD investigating the release of ATP from osteoblasts with its subsequent effect on bone. After graduating in 2011 Alistair attained a lectureship within the Human Anatomy Resource Centre where he teaches a variety of student cohorts. Alistair’s particular specialties are the teaching of thoracic anatomy in which he leads a dissection class and head and neck anatomy, stemming from his lead of dental anatomy from 2011-2017. In 2018 Alistair became the course lead for Anatomy in the School of Medicine and is responsible for the curriculum and delivery of anatomy teaching to the medical students.
Alistair’s current research interests include the study of the rare bone disease Hereditary Multiple Exostoses, the biomechanical effects of orthopaedic external fixators and the microanatomy of the Achilles tendon. He has professional memberships with the Bone Research Society and the Anatomical Society. Alistair sits on the council for the Institute of Anatomical Sciences and is the co-editor for their journal. He also holds a fellowship with the Higher Education Academy.