Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jane is a trained dietitian with a PhD in biochemistry and over 20 years’ experience in the area of nutrition research. Her primary focus has been assisting with the development of new diet therapies to treat and control diet-related gastrointestinal dysfunction. With Professor Peter Gibson, she pioneered a new area of carbohydrate research involving poorly absorbed short chain carbohydrates called FODMAPs. Jane has helped to establish the laboratory techniques to quantify the FODMAP sugars in foods in order to assemble comprehensive FODMAP food composition tables.