Fundamental principles through clinical translation concerning mechanisms of swallowing disorders and cough, and changes in neuromuscular disease or injury.
|Donald Bolser, PhD||Professor||Department of Physiological Sciences||Basic Breathing Research Core, Airway Defense Core||Respiratory control, mechanisms of cough, and airway defense|
|Paul Davenport, PhD||Distinguished Professor||Department of Physiological Sciences||Basic Breathing Research Core, Airway Defense Core||Respiratory sensation and airway defense|
|David Fuller, PhD||Professor & Program Director||Department of Physical Therapy||Basic Breathing Research Core, Airway Defense Core, Neurological Disorders Core, Neurotherapeutic Oxygen Core, Neurotechnology Core, Spinal Cord Injury Core||Spinal stimulation and recovery of breathing activity with opiate-induced respiratory depression and spinal injury; Regulation of airway muscles; Hyperbaric oxygenation, intermittent hypoxia and respiratory plasticity, Pompe disease|
|Karen Hegland, PhD, CCC-SLP||Associate Professor & Program Director||Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences||Airway Defense Core||Cough and respiratory sensation in Parkinson's Disease|
|Emily Plowman, PhD, CCC-SLP||Associate Professor||Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences||Airway Defense Core||Dysphagia and cough in ALS|
|Alicia Vose, PhD, CCC-SLP||Assistant Professor||Department of Neurology (UF Health -Jacksonville)||Basic Breathing Research Core, Airway Defense Core, Spinal Cord Injury Core||Acute intermittent hypoxia and respiratory strength training to enhance breathing and swallowing in people with chronic spinal cord injury; effects of diaphragm stimulation on respiratory neural drive and function|