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 Dept. 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 is the neonatal representative on the RACP College Council, a member of the PSANZ policy committee and has previously been the chairperson of the Interdisciplinary Maternal Perinatal Australasian Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Network. She is the leader of the clinical trials team of the LiFePATH research group at the Liggins Institute. 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.