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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 […]


Center Mentees Win Big at DRS Awards

Published: Jun 29th, 2020

Mentees of Center member Dr. Karen Hegland and Center Clinical Research Director Dr. Emily Plowman received numerous awards at the 2020 Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting Webinar Series. Despite the […]

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Alicia Vose Awarded Sumiko Okada Fellowship

Published: Jun 22nd, 2020

Former T32 trainee and current rehabilitation science postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Alicia Vose, was awarded the prestigious Sumiko Okada International Fellowship from the Dysphagia Research Society for her work “The Role […]

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BREATHE Hosts CoBAD Series

Published: Jun 18th, 2020

Our center is proud to sponsor the new Control of Breathing and Airway Defense (CoBAD) International Online Seminar Series.