TNSRE serves the community of biomedical engineers and clinical researchers who work at the intersection of neuroscience and physical medicine. We publish novel approaches and technologies for better understanding neural systems, human movement, and the relationships between them, with a focus on assistive devices that improve life for patients, for practicing clinicians, and for everyday use.
Paul P. Breen
Paul P. Breen (M’07) received the B.Eng. degree in computer engineering and the Ph.D. degree in bioelectronics, both from the University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, in 2003 and 2007, respectively. From 2007 to 2012, he has been with Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering and Informatics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and was appointed as an Adjunct Lecturer, in2010. He was a visiting researcher at University of Twente/Roessingh R&D, The Netherlands (2006),Harvard Medical School (2008), and the University of Western Sydney (2012). He is a Senior Research Lecturer at the MARCS Institute, University of Western Sydney, Australia, and member of the Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience (BENS) Research Program, where his research interests include neuro rehabilitation, neurophysiology, and neuromodulation.
TNSRE, Featured ArticlesFine-Wire Electromyography Response to Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in the Triceps Surae
Abstract Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) has previously been used to enhance venous return from the lower leg. By artificially activating lower leg muscles, venous blood may be effectively ejected from the muscle and adjacent veins. It could easily be assumed that... Read more
Posted on 27 MAR 2015