Dr. Jane Freeman
Dr. Jane Freeman, Clinical Scientist and Visiting Research Fellow, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Leeds. HEE/NIHR ICA Clinical Lecturer. Jane has >20 years’ experience in many aspects of C. difficile research. Jane's research interests are AMR in C. difficile, gut dysbiosis and paediatric CDI (C. diff. infection). She led the pan-European ClosER study – the largest study of C. difficile AMR to date. Jane established and developed the highly successful in vitro gut model of C. difficile infection at Leeds, that have enhanced our understanding of the effects of antimicrobials on C. difficile and gut microbiota, and AMR development. Jane and colleagues are currently working on a CDC-sponsored project to develop a dysbiosis gut model that will help treatment development pipeline.