Centre for Health and Bioinformatics


Dr Janet Berrington

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer


Consultant in neonatal medicine in the Newcastle Neonatal Service since 2006.

Associate clinical lecturer at Newcastle

MD in neonatal immunology 

MD superviser: targeted screening for congenital CMV (2009-12) and neonatal microbiome (2013-)



Research interersts are neonatal infection/immunology, changing patterns of neonatal infectious mortality/morbidity, congenital CMV, neonatal microbiome (and other omics), prioritisation and delivery of neonatal research.

Deputy chair of neonatal MCRN CSG

Current portfolio contributions: 

Co-applicant on SIFT (speed of increased feeding trial) and ELFIN (emteral lactoferrin in neonates) trials  

PI of REDEXAM (reducing eye examinations in preterm infants)