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BREATHE Trainee Lunch

Nothing says autumn like an outdoor lunch! Program Director, Dr. Gordon Mitchell, and Clinical Coordinator, Dr. Emily Plowman joined our T32 and match-funded BREATHE trainees at 4th Avenue Food Park to talk science and celebrate their hard work.

MBI Rising Stars: Dr. Sabhya Rana

Sabhya Rana, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate in the department of physical therapy, is the latest investigator to be featured in MBI Rising Stars, a video series highlighting up-and-coming neuroscience researchers at the University of Florida.

Mitchell receives PHHP Dean’s Citation Paper Award

Gordon Mitchell received the Dean’s Citation Paper Award for the article “Circadian clock genes and respiratory neuroplasticity genes oscillate in the phrenic motor system,” published in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.

Congratulations on Graduating, Dr. Gerard Robinson!

Gerard Robinson, a former BREATHE T32 Training Program trainee, recently graduated with his PhD in Exercise Physiology. He is currently a postdoc in Clanton Lab, where his research explores the role of skeletal muscle in the innate response to infection,…

SNIP Trainee Wins Research Presentation Award

Robert Lamprecht, a visiting undergraduate student from Wofford College, participated in this year’s Summer Neuroscience Internship Program sponsored by the McKnight Brain Institute, Neuroscience Department, Biomedical Sciences Grad program, and the Center for Aging and Memory. Robert spent an intense 10 weeks in center…

NeuroNines: Doerr & Robinson

Thursday, August 5, at 9 am, the NMPT and BREATHE Training Programs will host a NeuroNines session featuring doctoral student Vivian Doerr (mentor: Ashley Smuder) and doctoral student Gerard Robinson (mentor: Thomas Clanton). Register via Zoom.

NeuroNines: Vose & Mir

Thursday, July 29, at 9 am, the NMPT and BREATHE Training Programs will host a NeuroNines session featuring Dr. Alicia Vose (mentors: Emily Fox & Gordon Mitchell) and doctoral candidate Michela Mir (mentor: Karen Wheeler-Hegland). Register via Zoom.