Dr Jane Marie Alsweiler

PhD, MBChB, Dip Paediatrics


Dr Jane Alsweiler is a senior lecturer at The University of Auckland. She completed her PhD at the Liggins Institute undertaking clinical and experimental research into the management and long-term consequences of high blood glucose concentrations in preterm babies. The study aimed to provide an evidence-based approach to a problem that commonly affects babies born very preterm.

Affiliations and collaborations:

  • Interdisciplinary Maternal Perinatal Australasian Clinical Trials (IMPACT) network
  • Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ)
  • Perinatal Society of New Zealand
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Australian Research Centre for Health of Women and Babies, University of Adelaide


Research | Current

  • Neonatal glucose metabolism
  • Neonatal growth

Major research funding:

  • Auckland Medical Research Foundation
  • Lotteries Commission
  • Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust


  • FRACP (Paediatrics)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 1, Room 1067
New Zealand