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CoBAD: Moreira & Takakura

The seventh installment of the Control of Breathing and Airway Defense (CoBAD) International Online Seminar Series featured Thiago Moreira, PhD, and Ana Takakura, PhD, on Friday, August 7th. An associate professor in the Physiology and Biophysics Department at the University of São Paulo, Dr. Moreira’s research focuses on how…

NeuroNines: Barnard & Spradlin

Dr. Alison Barnard presented “Respiratory muscle changes in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Results from four years of prospective observation,” and PhD Candidate Ray Spradlin presented “Necessity of muscle IGF-1 for recovery from disuse and adaptation to endurance exercise training” on Thursday, July 30.

CoBAD: Huckstepp

The sixth installment of the Control of Breathing and Airway Defense (CoBAD) International Online Seminar Series featured Robert Huckstepp, PhD, on Friday, July 31. An assistant professor in the Department of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick, Dr. Huckstepp’s research focuses on respiratory and…

NeuroNines: Varga & Sunshine

Dr. Ada Varga presented “Pontine control of respiration: The role of the locus coeruleus,” and Dr. Michael Sunshine presented “A novel way to stimulate breathing after drug overdose” on Thursday, July 23.

CoBAD: Huxtable

The fifth installment of the Control of Breathing and Airway Defense (CoBAD) International Online Seminar Series featured Adrianne Huxtable, PhD, on Friday, July 24. An assistant professor in the Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon, Dr. Huxtable’s research focuses on the neural…

CoBAD: Pitts

The fourth installment of our Control of Breathing and Airway Defense (CoBAD) International Online Seminar Series featured Teresa Pitts, PhD, on Friday, July 17. An assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Louisville, Dr. Pitts’s research brought to light the…

Richard Berry Receives AASM Nathaniel Kleitman Distinguished Service Award

Center Member Richard Berry, MD, FAASM, received the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) 2020 Nathaniel Kleitman Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions in the areas of administration, public relations, and government affairs. The medical director of…

CoBAD: Levitt

The third installment of the CoBAD series featured Erica Levitt, PhD, on Friday, July 10. An assistant professor of pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Florida, Dr. Levitt’s research is focused on understanding how opioids modulate neurons in the respiratory network to cause breathing disturbances.

CoBAD: Watters

The second installment of our CoBAD International Online Seminar Series featured Jyoti Watters on Friday, June 26, at 3:00 pm ET. A professor of comparative biosciences at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a recognized expert in signal transduction and gene transcriptional mechanisms in…