Dr Jane Minton is a Consultant in Infectious Diseases based at St James’s University Hospital in Leeds, and Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Leeds. She is National Lead for the NIHR Clinical Research Network Infection Specialty Group and local Infection Specialty Lead for Yorkshire & Humber Clinical Research Network
She studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and trained in Infectious Diseases at Edinburgh, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA, Nottingham and Sheffield. As an MRC training fellow, she undertook doctoral and post-doctoral research in persistent viral infections at Cambridge and Harvard Medical School.
Personal research interests include antimicrobials and applied health research, including work evaluating the cost-effectiveness of and patient preferences for different models of care delivering IV antibiotics outside hospital, funded by the NIHR Health Services and Delivery programme. She has been UK Chief Investigator for clinical trials on antimicrobials and Clostridium difficile infection, and principal investigator for a number of NIHR Portfolio multicentre studies including brain infection, influenza, and HIV.