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Dr Aidan Cashin is a NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and an associate lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at the University of New South Wales. A member of the Centre for Pain IMPACT, his PhD focused on improving the evidence-based management of low back pain. Aidan was awarded the 2022 Ronald Dubner Research Prize by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) for the best doctoral thesis in the field of pain. Prior to commencing research, Aidan pursued a successful clinical career as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, practicing primarily in the field of chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Aidan’s current research deals with investigating the mechanisms of healthcare interventions for optimization and translation into clinical practice and health policy. Most of Aidan’s work is applied to the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions, and he also conducts methodological work that aims to improve research transparency and openness. Follow Aidan’s work on Google Scholar and ORCID.
2023, 22 Mar
Comparative effectiveness and safety of analgesic medicines for adults with acute non-specific low back pain: systematic review and network meta-analysis
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj-2022-072962
2023, 15 Mar
The efficacy of graded motor imagery and its components on phantom limb pain and disability: a systematic review and meta-analysis
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1080/24740527.2023.2188899
Registration of health and medical research
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjebm-2021-111836
2022, 26 Nov
Development of a booster intervention for graded sensorimotor retraining (RESOLVE) in people with persistent low back pain: A nested, randomised, feasibility trial
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1715
Evaluation of emotion-centric psychological interventions for chronic pain: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063102
Open and transparent sports science research: the role of journals to move the field forward
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-022-06893-9
2022, 26 Sep
Sharing study materials in health and medical research
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjebm-2022-111987
Quality Output Checklist and Content Assessment (QuOCCA): a new tool for assessing research quality and reproducibility
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-060976
Changes in synovitis and bone marrow lesions may not mediate the effect of cartilage loss on joint pain in osteoarthritis
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-218139
It’s safe to move! A protocol for a randomised controlled trial investigating the effect of a video designed to increase people’s confidence becoming more active despite back pain
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063250
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