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Oriana Brunetti

2023 BREATHE SCI Workshop

The Breathing Research and Therapeutics Center hosted the SCI Workshop on December 1, 2023.  The event was held at the Austin Cary Forest Campus with over 60 attendees. The workshop included a faculty and early career blitz from 24 faculty members & trainees, covering the breadth of spinal…

SCI Workshop 2023: “Big Ideas”

The BREATHE Center announces an exciting opportunity to accelerate impactful discoveries and foster stronger ties between researchers and clinicians at UF, Brooks Rehabilitation, and UFHealth JAX. We seek innovative proposals to: Amplify Impact: Identify and leverage strengths to accelerate groundbreaking SCI research. We seek innovative strategies with clear, tangible outcomes…

Social & Science Nov. 15 with Dr. Emma Schachner

Join us for our upcoming Social & Science on Wednesday, November 15 (5:30-7:30pm) in the MBI DeWeese Auditorium! This session will feature Dr. Emma Schachner, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences. She will present: More Interesting than Mammals: Functional Diversity in the Lungs of Birds and Other Reptiles.

RSVP: Social & Science Nov. 15, 5:30-7:30pm

Join us for our upcoming Social and Science on Wednesday, November 15th from 5:30-7:30pm in the MBI DeWeese Auditorium! This session will feature Dr. Emma Schachner, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences. She will present: “More Interesting than Mammals: Functional Diversity in the Lungs of Birds and…

Gordon Mitchell named to UF Foundation Term Professorship

The University of Florida Foundation has awarded BREATHE Center Director, Dr. Gordon Mitchell, one of two UF Foundation Term Professorships for 2023-24. The three-year professorship, which comes with a $25,000 award, is presented in support of the university’s preeminence goals to further advance faculty research efforts.

Alyssa Mickle Wins Trainee Professional Development Award from Society for Neuroscience

BREATHE T32 trainee, Alyssa Mickle, received the Trainee Professional Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience for her abstract titled “Distribution of cervical spinal c-Fos expression after epidural stimulation in rats with cervical spinal cord injury.” This award will help fund her travel to the Society for Neuroscience’s…

Social & Science Oct. 12 with Dr. Mehdi Ahmadian

Join us on for our upcoming Social & Science on Thursday, October 12 from 5:30-7:30pm at Cypress & Grove Brewing (1001 NW 4th St, Gainesville, FL 32601)! This session will feature Dr. Mehdi Ahmadian, incoming Gator NeuroScholar postdoc in the Mitchell Lab. He will present: Acute Intermittent Hypoxia: A Breath…