Dr Jane Alsweiler

Dr Jane Alsweiler's current research interests focus on neonatal glucose homeostasis and growth, and consequences of perinatal care.

Jane Alsweiler trained as a neonatal paediatrician in New Zealand and the United Kingdom and completed her PhD in paediatrics at the University of Auckland.

Dr Alsweiler was appointed as a senior lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health in 2009. She also has an honorary appointment at the Liggins Institute and works clinically as a neonatal paediatrician in the neonatal intensive care unit at Auckland City Hospital.

She has previously been the chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Maternal Perinatal Australasian Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Network. Her current research interests focus on neonatal glucose homeostasis and growth, including long-term consequences of hypo- and hyperglycaemia, and consequences of perinatal care, including probiotics and antenatal treatments. She is the leader of the clinical trials team of the LiFePATH research group at the Liggins Institute.

Research Projects

The kids who inspire this research

Amelia and Grace

Twins Grace and Amelia were born prematurely at 27 weeks. They have extreme chronic…

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Ben is 1 of approx 700 babies who are born preterm each year. He…

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At six years old our brave ambassador Brooke started to have what her parents describe…

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Cherokee was first diagnosed with a malignant tumour in her central nervous system.

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Jackson had a tumour the size of a tennis ball attached to his optic…

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Born at 29 weeks and 5 days, little Jeremy was one of the approximately 700 babies…

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