In 2015 Dr. William Manton completed his 50th year of teaching at UT Dallas. He currently serves as professor in the Department of Geosciences. His research interests include:

  • Tracing lead pollution in the environment by means of isotope ratios,
  • Mobilization of lead from the skeleton during pregnancy, lactation, and across the menopause,
  • Lead poisoning from gunshot wounds,
  • The relationship between the concentration of lead in blood plasma and erythrocytes,
  • The bioavailability of lead in soil, and
  • Geological, and especially geochronological, studies in Central America.

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Recent Submissions

  • Physiologically Based Modeling of Lead Kinetics: A Pilot Study Using Data from a Canadian Population 

    MacMillan, John W.; Behinaein, Sepideh; Chettle, David R.; Inskip, Mike; McNeill, Fiona E.; Manton, William I.; Healey, Norm; Fisher, Mandy; Arbuckle, Tye E.; Fleming, David E. B. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-10-27)
    The Canadian population is currently subject to low, chronic lead exposure and an understanding of its effects is of great significance to the population's health. Such low exposure is difficult to measure directly; ...