Professor of Paediatric Respirology & Experimental Medicine at Imperial College, London and Honorary Consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital, UNITED KINGDOM
Jane Davies is Professor of Paediatric Respirology & Experimental Medicine at Imperial College, London and Honorary Consultant at the Royal Brompton Hospital, which cares for one of the largest groups of CF patients in Europe. The paediatric services manages children from newborns, diagnosed as part of a national screening programme, through to adolescence; the major aim to transition young people to the Adult service in as optimal health as possible.
Jane has a major interest in airway infection and early airway inflammation, leading a CF Trust Strategic Research Centre on Pseudomonas aeruginosa, as part of which collaborators are researching novel detection methods suitable for young, non-expectorating patients. She co-leads the site at the ECFS Clinical Trial Network (CTN) through which they are engaged in many trials in the current pipeline and is closely involved in the formation of the London CF trials network as part of the CF Trust’s CTAP initiative. In an effort to accelerate the inclusion of younger children in trials once safe and effective agents are identified, she has been working with the ECFS on the standardisation of lung clearance index and has led several drug trials in preschool children and infants.