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Fuller Lab shows benefit of hyperbaric oxygen therapy after spinal cord injury

In a new rat-model study, BREATHE member, Dr. David Fuller and Dr. Sara Turner reported that hyperbaric oxygen therapy initiated shortly after a spinal cord injury aided in improving recovery. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves brief exposure to pressurized oxygen and is a well-established treatment for promoting wound healing and treating…

BREATHE at APS Annual Meeting

BREATHE members and trainees were in full force at the first American Physiological Society in-person annual meeting in two years. Beyond presenting nearly 30 posters and 8 oral presentations, BREATHE helped sponsor the Control of Breathing Mixer: Hot Topics in Respiratory Control, organized the Experimental Biology Trainee Highlights Breakfast, and…

17th Annual NMPT Symposium

Hosted by the Department of Physical Therapy in collaboration with the BREATHE and Neuromuscular Plasticity NIH-funded T32 Training Programs, the 17th annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Training Symposium returned on March 17-18 as an in-person event for the first time in two years. The symposium gives predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees the chance…

BREATHE Members Lead Special Issue of Experimental Neurology

Gordon Mitchell, Ph.D., served as an editor for a special issue of the journal Experimental Neurology. The issue is focused on intermittent hypoxia, a potential treatment for spinal cord injury and multiple neurological disorders, and includes several articles authored or co-authored by UF faculty members and trainees from…

David Fuller & Barbara Smith Featured in JNP Podcasts

Drs. David Fuller and Barbara Smith, BREATHE Steering Committee members, were recently featured on the Journal of Neurophysiology Podcast. They met with Editor-in-Chief Dr. Nino Ramirez to discuss their most recent publication, “Case Studies in Neuroscience:…

MBI Rising Stars: Dr. Sabhya Rana

Sabhya Rana, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate in the department of physical therapy, is the latest investigator to be featured in MBI Rising Stars, a video series highlighting up-and-coming neuroscience researchers at the University of Florida.

NeuroNines: Singer & Stafford

Thursday, July 22, at 9 am, the NMPT and BREATHE Training Programs will host a NeuroNines session featuring doctoral candidate Michele Singer (mentor: David Fuller) and doctoral student Nicole Stafford (mentor: Daniel Ferris). Register via Zoom.

NeuroNines: Rana & Kelly

Thursday, June 3, at 9 am the NMPT and BREATHE Training Programs will host a NeuroNines session featuring Dr. Sabhya Rana (mentor David Fuller) & PhD candidate Mia Kelly (mentor: Gordon Mitchell). Register via Zoom.