Professor Danny McAuley became Director of the NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme in 2019. He is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University of Belfast, and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.
A key aim of his research work is to translate early research findings to improve patient outcomes. His major interest is the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). His other current research interests include nosocomial infection, sepsis diagnostics, delirium in critical illness and interventions to enhance recovery from critical illness. His other roles include Co-Director of Research for the UK Intensive Care Society.