Dr Mariel Purcell
Dr Mariel Purcell MB CHB BAO MRCGP FRCP graduated from University College Dublin in 1997. Following completion of rehabilitation training in 2007 she took up her post as Consultant in Spinal Injuries at the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit where she is also Lead Clinician.
Mariel is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer with the University of Glasgow and an NRS Senior Research Fellow.
As Director of Research, Scottish Centre for Innovation in Spinal Cord Injury she coordinates all clinical research within the Research Centre and is interested in all research relevant to the improvement of quality of life of people with spinal cord injury.
- Abdominal Functional Electrical Stimulation to reduce respiratory complications in spinal cord in acute tetraplegia
- Clinical assessment of upper extremity performance in individuals with spinal cord injury using the LIFT System to deliver non-invasive electrical
- Early and intensive motor training (versus usual care) to enhance neurological recovery and function in people with spinal cord injury (SCI)
- Electroencephalograph predictors of central neuropathic pain in subacute spinal cord injury