Current AppointmentsSenior Research Scientist (Honorary)
Key Research Areas
Euan McCaughey (MEng, PhD, CEng) completed his PhD at the University of Glasgow in 2014, focusing on the use of Abdominal Functional Electrical Stimulation (Abdominal FES) to improve respiratory function after spinal cord injury. He subsequently worked at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, and Macquarie University, Sydney, before joining NeuRA in 2017.
Euan’s interest lie in undertaking clinical trials to prove the effectiveness of protocols or technologies designed to improve outcomes for those living with an illness or disability. He has a particular interest in the use of Abdominal Functional Electrical Stimulation (Abdominal FES) to improve respiratory and bowel function, especially for people living with a spinal cord injury. He also studies the epidemiology of spinal cord injury. His expertise in the area of spinal cord injury has seen him appointed to the Editorial Board of Spinal Cord, the leading dedicated spinal cord injuries journal.
Euan is looking for ILP, Honours and PhD students for his current studies. Contact him for more details.
2022, 01 Dec
Inspiratory muscle reflex control after incomplete cervical spinal cord injury
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00113.2022
Transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation combined with locomotor training to improve walking ability in people with chronic spinal cord injury: study protocol for an international multi-centred double-blinded randomised sham-controlled trial (eWALK)
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1038/s41393-021-00734-1
Breath-synchronized electrical stimulation of the expiratory muscles in mechanically ventilated patients: a randomized controlled feasibility study and pooled analysis.
View full journal-article on http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/33126902
The effect of abdominal functional electrical stimulation on bowel function in multiple sclerosis: a cohort study
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1177/2055217320941530
2020, 01 May
Differential activation of the human costal and crural diaphragm during voluntary and involuntary breaths
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00790.2019
2020, 01 Mar
Absence of inspiratory premotor potentials during quiet breathing in cervical spinal cord injury
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00831.2019
Abdominal functional electrical stimulation to assist ventilator weaning in critical illness: a double-blinded, randomised, sham-controlled pilot study
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1186/s13054-019-2544-0
2019, 19 Sep
The frequency of bowel and bladder problems in multiple sclerosis and its relation to fatigue: A single centre experience
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0222731
Who Gets a Laboratory Test in Hospital, Why, and How Often? A Retrospective Observational Study of 4 Australian Hospitals.
View full journal-article on http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/31659072
Abdominal Functional Electrical Stimulation to Augment Respiratory Function in Spinal Cord Injury.
View full journal-article on http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/31068742
Euan's research projects and related news
Abdominal muscle stimulation to improve bowel function in spinal cord injury
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