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UF Rehab Science Open House

Published: Oct 15th, 2020

Please join the UF Physical Therapy Department for the Rehabilitation Science Program Open House to learn more about the interdisciplinary doctoral program. This event is scheduled for Friday, October 30th […]

Fuller and Smuder

Fuller and Smuder Awarded NIH R01 for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Published: Sep 16th, 2020

Drs. Dave Fuller and Ashley Smuder were recently awarded an NIH R01 grant to study the impact of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) on respiratory neuromuscular recovery after spinal cord injury.  […]


BREATHE Distributes Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Funds During COVID-19

Published: Aug 19th, 2020

Seven University of Florida neuroscientists have earned Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Trust Bridge Funds, which support developing research programs that demonstrated financial need in the wake of the […]


BREATHE Clinical Director Recognized for Trending Article in Muscle and Nerve

Published: Jul 30th, 2020

Dr. Emily Plowman, BREATHE Clinical Director and Director of the UF Aerodigestive Research Core, was recently recognized for having one of the most read articles in Muscle in Nerve for […]

Fuller and Byrne Awarded NIH R01 for Pompe Disease

Published: Jul 21st, 2020

Dave Fuller, Professor of Physical Therapy and BREATHE Associate Director, and Barry Byrne, Associate Chair of Pediatrics, Director of the Powell Gene Therapy Center, and BREATHE member, received a 5-year […]


Center Members Awarded UF Opportunity Seed Fund

Published: Jul 20th, 2020

Rehabilitation Science faculty, Andrew Judge, PhD, professor in the Dept. of Physical Therapy, and collaborator Glenn Walter, PhD, professor in the Dept. of Physiology and Functional Genomics, received funding from […]


Richard Berry Receives AASM Nathaniel Kleitman Distinguished Service Award

Published: Jul 13th, 2020

Center Member Richard Berry, MD, FAASM, received the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) 2020 Nathaniel Kleitman Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented to an individual who has made […]


Center Members Awarded Neilson grant

Published: Jul 10th, 2020

Emily Fox, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS, research assistant professor in the UF Dept. of Physical Therapy and Brooks Rehabilitation research scientist, and Josh Yarrow, PhD, CSCS, research health scientist at […]


UF Graduate Researcher Tommy Sutor Talks on the Effects of Intermittent Hypoxia After Spinal Cord Injury

Published: Aug 21st, 2019

NIH Intermittent Hypoxia Grant Contributors

RSD faculty awarded a ​second 4-year NIH grant

Published: Aug 21st, 2019

Dr. Gordon Mitchell and his team were recently awarded a four-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute concerning the fundamental mechanisms of respiratory motor plasticity […]