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Social & Science Nov. 9 with Dr. Milap Sandhu

Join us on Wednesday, November 9th from 5-7pm in MBI DeWeese Auditorium for Social & Science with Dr. Milap Sandhu! A former Gator and Fuller lab member, Dr. Sandhu is an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University. He will speak on: “Hypoxia-induced plasticity in humans – Unresolved challenges.” Come socialize with…

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!…

MBI Postdoc Town Hall

Calling all UF postdocs in the neurosciences! The UF McKnight Brain Institute (MBI) and the BREATHE Center are sponsoring a new initiative to provide professional development and growth opportunities for the MBI postdoc community.

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…

BREATHE T32 Fall Meetup

Trainees, faculty, and staff from the NIH-funded BREATHE T32 Training Program met to enjoy a well-caffeinated breakfast and talk science for our fall progress report meeting. Everyone had an opportunity to showcase their current research and ask questions of program administrators. Congratulations to all of these young scientists who remain…

Social & Science Returns Sept. 9 with Dr. David Berlowitz

Social & Science is back! Join us on Friday, September 9th from 5-7pm at Blue Gill (1310 SW 13th St)! Our first visiting speaker will be Dr. David Berlowitz from the University of Melbourne. He will present: “Lung volume recruitment in neuromuscular disease: Take a deep breath and…” Come socialize…

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…