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Andrew Judge Awarded NIH Grant to Study Muscle Weakness in Pancreatic Cancer

Center member Dr. Andrew Judge, along with co-PI Dr. Carl Atkinson, received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to investigate strategies to treat muscle wasting and weakness caused by pancreatic cancer.

BREATHE at Oxford Conference 2022

BREATHE members were in full force at the Oxford Conference on the Control of Breathing from October 17-21, 2022. This year’s conference was held in beautiful Odawara, Japan and featured some of the world’s top respiratory scientists. Among the superstar lineup, BREATHE members from 4 different UF colleges presented their…

BREATHE Members Awarded MBI Funding

Congratulations to BREATHE members, Drs. Gordon Mitchell, David Fuller, Erica Dale, Leah Reznikov and Prodip Bose for their newly awarded MBI funds!…

BREATHE Postdoc Appreciation

BREATHE knows the value that postdocs bring to our center and to the advancement of our mission. This National Postdoc Appreciation Week, we went around and gave our current cohort of Gators a homemade sweet treat & a little center swag in recognition of all their hard work. In…

Gordon Mitchell Talks Brain & Breathing on New UF Grad Student Podcast

Cristina Besosa (left) & Dr. Gordon Mitchell (right) Check out the latest episode of the In Your Brain podcast, featuring BREATHE Director Dr. Gordon Mitchell. Created by graduate student, Cristina Besosa, this podcast takes neuroscience topics and presents them in a digestible way for listeners…

Emily Plowman Awarded R01 Grant to Study Swallowing Impairment

BREATHE Steering Committee member Dr. Emily Plowman and her collaborator Dr. Catriona Steele from the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, were awarded a $4.2 Million 5-year R01 grant from the National Institute of Aging for their proposal “Establishing Reference Values and Clinical…

Joe Welch Accepts Position at University of Birmingham

Congratulations to BREATHE member, Dr. Joe Welch, the newest Assistant Professor in Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Birmingham, England! We wish him the best in his new journey and are excited to…