2006-2011 NHMRC/ARC Thinking Systems. Chief Investigators: M Breakspear, J Morley, C Sammut, N Lovell, G Mahli, J Lagopoulos, J Harris, G Goodhill, G Paxinos, VG Macefield "Optimising autonomous control with brain-like heirarchical systems"
2006-2008 NHMRC. Chief Investigator: VG Macefield. Sympathetic control of cutaneous blood flow and blood pressure in human spinal cord injury.
2005-2008 NSW Ministry of Science and Medical Research. Chief Investigators: E McLachlan, J Brock, M Kiernan, VG Macefield. Altered nerve and muscle excitability below a spinal cord injury - challenges for functional recovery
2005-2007 NHMRC. Chief Investigators: VG Macefield, LA Henderson. The autonomic, somatic and central neural responses to deep and superficial pain in human subjects.
2006-2007 National Heart Foundation. Chief Investigators: VG Macefield, M Sander, D Celermajer. Role of nitric oxide in blood pressure control.
Wrigley PJ, Gustin SM, Macey PM, Nash PG, Gandevia SC, Macefield VG, Siddall PJ, Henderson LA (2008). Anatomical changes in human motor cortex and motor pathways following complete thoracic spinal cord injury. Cerebral Cortex.
Burton A, Brown R, Macefield VG (2008). Selective activation of muscle and skin nociceptors does not trigger exaggerated sympathetic responses in spinal injured subjects. Spinal Cord.
Brown R, Macefield VG (2008). Assessing the capacity of the sympathetic nervous system to respond to a cardiovascular challenge in human spinal cord injury, Spinal Cord.
Birznieks I, Burton AR, Macefield VG (2008). The effects of experimental muscle and skin pain on the static stretch sensitivity of human muscle spindles in relaxed leg muscles. Journal of Physiology 586: 2713-2723.
McNulty PA, Galea V, Fallon JB, Bent LR, Macefield V (2008). Low-threshold afferent signalling of viscous loads during voluntary movements of the human digits. Neuroreport 19:1049-1054.
Henderson LA, Gandevia SC, Macefield VG (2008). Gender differences in brain activity evoked by muscle and cutaneous pain: a retrospective study of single-trial fMRI data. NeuroImage 39:1867-1876.
Fallon JB, Macefield VG (2007). Vibration sensitivity of human muscle spindles and Golgi tendon organs. Muscle & Nerve 36: 21-29.
Brown R, Engel S, Wallin BG, Elam M, Macefield VG (2007). Assessing the integrity of sympathetic pathways in spinal cord injury. Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical 134:61-68.
Bent LR, Bolton PS, Macefield VG (2007). Vestibular inputs do not influence the fusimotor system in relaxed muscles of the human leg. Experimental Brain Research 180:97-100.
Lin SY, Macefield VG, Elam M, Wallin BG, Engel S, Kiernan MC (2007). Axonal changes in spinal cord injured patients distal to the site of injury. Brain 130:985-994.
Clarke CE, McNulty PA, Macefield VG, Bilston LE (2007). Mechanically evoked sensory and motor responses to dynamic compression of the ulnar nerve. Muscle & Nerve 35:303-311
Macefield VG, Gandevia SC, Henderson LA (2007). Discrete changes in cortical activation during experimentally induced referred muscle pain: a single-trial fMRI study. Cerebral Cortex 17: 2050-2059.
Henderson LA, Gandevia SC, Macefield VG (2007). Somatotopic organization of the processing of muscle and cutaneous pain in the left and right insula cortex: a single-trial fMRI study, Pain 128:20-30.
Bent LR, Bolton PS, Macefield VG (2006). Modulation of muscle sympathetic bursts by sinusoidal galvanic vestibular stimulation in human subjects. Experimental Brain Research 174:701-711.
Henderson LA, Bandler R, Gandevia SC, Macefield VG (2006). Distinct forebrain activity patterns during deep versus superficial pain. Pain 120:286-296.