Dr Jane Maguire, PhD, BN (Hons), BA, RN

Jane Maguire is an Associate Professor and project manager of the Australian Stroke Genetics Collaboration. She holds a substantive tenured academic appointment at the University of Newcastle. She is an active member of the University of Newcastle's Priority Research Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health. Jane's doctoral research focused on the genetics of stroke occurrence and outcome in candidate genes and her current post-doctoral interests include genome wide association studies of the genetics of post stroke functional outcome and the pharmacogenomics of t-PA induced haemorrhagic transformation. Jane has extensive experience in the design, conduct and management of large scale observational genetic studies and meta-analysis of genetic association studies. She has published over 20 peer reviewed journal articles and has a particular interest in translating research into the clinical setting. Jane has been on investigator with several research groups that have been successful in securing competitive (National) funding grants.