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Jane Clayton has a degree in Biology (2010; first class, University of Leeds) and a background in collaborative research projects and healthcare related Research and Development. This includes the proposal development and project management of international, multi-partner research projects, in academic and industrial settings, and a focus on European (FP7/Horizon 2020) Funding.

Jane has product design and development experience, specifically with Paxman Coolers Ltd, who design and manufacture scalp cooling systems, for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced alopecia/hair-loss (CIA). Jane’s initial research identified the impact of design modifications on the product’s performance. More recently this collaboration has focused on investigating the global impact of scalp cooling and the use of limb cooling for prevention of Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN). Jane is currently developing her experience and skills relating to medical device IP protection and regulatory approval processes.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, University of Leeds

1 Sep 20061 Aug 2010

Award Date: 1 Aug 2010

External positions

Proposal Development Consultant (Freelance)

1 May 20191 Sep 2019

Proposal Development Consultant (Temporary) , MODUS Research and Innovation Ltd

1 Feb 20191 May 2019

European Funding: Proposal Development and Project Management, Kite Innovation (Europe)

1 Oct 20101 Jan 2019

Research and Development (Internship), Paxman Coolers Ltd

1 Jun 20101 Oct 2010

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Scalp Cooling
  • Medical Design
  • Proposal Development
  • Project Management
  • Research Design
  • CIPN
  • CIA
  • Regulatory Approval
  • IP