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Jane Butler

Current Appointments

Senior Principal Research Scientist
Senior Research Fellow, NHMRC Professor, UNSW
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Professor Butler is a Senior Principal Research Scientist, NHMRC Research Fellow and co-director of the Spinal Cord Injury Research Centre at Neuroscience Research Australia in Sydney, Australia. Professor Butler is a neurophysiologist with a research focus on the neural control of breathing. She leads a team of researchers examining fundamental and translational outcomes in the neural control of breathing with the aim to improve respiratory motor impairment in ageing, respiratory disorders, and spinal cord injury.


2024, 01 Apr

Graded onset of parasternal intercostal inspiratory activity detected with surface electromyography in healthy young females and males

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00604.2023

2023 Dec

Regional associations between inspiratory tongue dilatory movement and genioglossus activity during wakefulness in people with obstructive sleep apnoea

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1113/JP285187

2023 Sep

Effect of respiratory muscle training on load sensations in people with chronic tetraplegia: a secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1038/s41393-023-00920-3

2023, 12 Aug

Comparison of two inspiratory muscle training protocols in people with spinal cord injury: a secondary analysis

View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1038/s41394-023-00594-2


Motor cortical excitability and pre-supplementary motor area neurochemistry in healthy adults with substantia nigra hyperechogenicity

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2022 Mar

The effect of acute intermittent hypoxia on human limb motoneurone output.

View full journal-article on http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/35338753

2022 Feb

The Relationship Between Mandibular Advancement, Tongue Movement, and Treatment Outcome in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

View full journal-article on http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/35218653

2022 Jan

Task-dependent neural control of regions within human genioglossus.

View full journal-article on http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/34989652

2022 Jan

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 http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/35013547


Effectiveness of Abdominal Functional Electrical Stimulation for Improving Bowel Function in People With a Spinal Cord Injury: A Study Protocol for a Double-Blinded Randomized Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial

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