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Alicia Vose Awarded Sumiko Okada Fellowship

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 of Anticipatory Postural Adjustments in Swallowing Airway Protection Accuracy.” This research grant honors Sumiko…

Trainee Mia Kelly Publishes in American Journal of Physiology

T32 Trainee Mia Kelly published her article in the American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology entitled, “Circadian clock genes and respiratory neuroplasticity genes oscillate in the phrenic motor system.”…

Ashley Ross Awarded NHLBI Diversity Supplement

Ashley Ross, graduate student in the Mitchell Lab, was recently awarded a Diversity Research Supplement by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to support her work, “Intermittent hypoxia-accelerated recovery from phrenic nerve injury.” Ashley’s work may indicate new applications for therapeutic repetitive acute intermittent hypoxia,…

Joe Welch Awarded SCIRTS Postdoctoral Fellowship

Joe Welch, PhD, was awarded a Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS) Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. Dr. Welch’s project “Optimizing Acute Intermittent Hypoxia (AIH) to Improve Breathing in Humans with Chronic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)” is guided…