Our mission

To better understand physiological challenges to respiratory motor control and to translate our knowledge into strategies of respiratory rehabilitation.

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our mission & goals

BREATHE Basics

The only center of its kind in the US, the UF BREATHE Center unites basic and clinician scientists across the university and beyond.

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dedicated members

Meet Our Team

The UF BREATHE Center houses outstanding interdisciplinary researchers who are working to advance our understanding and treatment of neuromuscular disorders that compromise breathing.

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areas of expertise

Research

The UF BREATHE Center has 6 cores that represent the breadth of preclinical and clinical respiratory research. These include airway defense, basic breathing research, neurological disorders, neurotechnology, neurotherapeutics, and spinal cord injury.

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educating the next generation

BREATHE Training Program

The UF BREATHE Center is the administrative home of the BREATHE Training Program, an NHLBI-funded predoctoral and postdoctoral training opportunity.

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in the spotlight

Center-sponsored events

2023 BREATHE Center Retreat

Spend a day with BREATHE at Austin Cary! This year’s BREATHE Center Retreat will be held on May 19th (9am-5pm) at the Austin Cary Forest (10625 NE…

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