Dr Parini Mankad

Dr Parini Mankad

Research Administrator

Contact details

Room 772 Dental Hospital
St Chad’s Queensway
B4 6NN

Parini Mankad is the Research Administrator for the School of Dentistry. Parini’s role is to provide comprehensive support for the School’s research activity including development of grant applications and is also responsible for postgraduate research student administration in the School.

Parini’s background is in Life Sciences and she has a BSc (Hons) in Medical Biochemistry and a PhD in Physiology. Parini joined the University in 2012 and worked in various administrative roles before joining the MDS Research and Knowledge Transfer Office in April 2014.


  • PhD Physiology, The University of Manchester, 2011
  • BSc (Hons) Medical Biochemistry, University of Birmingham, 2006


Samad, A., James, A., Wong, J., Mankad, P., Whitehouse, J., Patel, W., Alves-Simoes, M., Siriwardena, AK., Bruce, JI., (2014), Insulin Protects Pancreatic Acinar Cells from Palmitoleic Acid-induced Cellular Injury. J Biol Chem, 289(34): 23582-95.

Mankad, P., James, A., Siriwardena, AK., Elliott, AC., Bruce, JI., (2012), Insulin protects pancreatic acinar cells from cytosolic calcium overload and inhibition of plasma membrane calcium pump, J Biol Chem, 287(3): 1823-36.