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Christine Schmidt Elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering has elected UF Distinguished Professor and BREATHE Center member, Christine Schmidt, PhD, to the academy for 2024 in recognition of her more than 25 years of work to help advance the fields of neural tissue engineering and wound healing and for her leadership in diversifying…

MBI Celebrates 25 Years

The McKnight Brain Institute marked its 25th anniversary with a full-day symposium on February 2, 2024. The event included a brief presentation from Director, Dr. Jen Bizon, about the institute’s history; a keynote lecture from Dr. Adam Gazzaley from the University of California, San Francisco; and a panel of rising…

Neuroscience & MBI Joint Seminar Series: Dr. David Fuller

BREATHE Associate Director, Dr. David Fuller, will be featured in the Department of Neuroscience-McKnight Brain Institute Joint Seminar Series this Thursday, February 8th. Join us at 12pm in the MBI DeWeese Auditorium for Dr. Fuller’s presentation: Oxygen, AMPA, and Spinal Neuroplasticity.

Aging Seminar Series: Dr. Barbara Smith

BREATHE Steering Committee member, Dr. Barbara Smith, will be featured in the Aging Seminar Series on Monday, January 29th. Join us from 12-1pm in CTRB, Room 2161 or via Zoom at: Dr. Smith will present: Rehabilitation Approaches to Improve Respiratory Muscle Function in Hospitalize.

2023 BREATHE SCI Workshop

The Breathing Research and Therapeutics Center hosted the SCI Workshop on December 1, 2023.  The event was held at the Austin Cary Forest Campus with over 60 attendees. The workshop included a faculty and early career blitz from 24 faculty members & trainees, covering the breadth of spinal…

Social & Science Nov. 15 with Dr. Emma Schachner

Join us for our upcoming Social & Science on Wednesday, November 15 (5:30-7:30pm) in the MBI DeWeese Auditorium! This session will feature Dr. Emma Schachner, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences. She will present: More Interesting than Mammals: Functional Diversity in the Lungs of Birds and Other Reptiles.