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Erica Dale Awarded R01 Grant from NIH

Congratulations to BREATHE Steering Committee member Erica Dale, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology & Functional Genomics! Dr. Dale was awarded a $2M 5-year R01 grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to study functional recovery of breathing ability after cervical…

Center Advisor & PT Chair Awarded $6.25M to Expand Muscular Dystrophy Study

Dr. Krista Vandenborne, Chair of the UF Department of Physical Therapy and BREATHE Center advisor, was recently awarded a new five-year, $6.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support continued efforts to develop MRI biomarkers for individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, expanding the study to…

Fuller and Smuder Awarded NIH R01 for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Drs. Dave Fuller and Ashley Smuder were recently awarded an NIH R01 grant to study the impact of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO) on respiratory neuromuscular recovery after spinal cord injury.  They will investigate their hypothesis that HBO, delivered in the acute phases after cervical spinal cord…

Joe Welch Awarded SCIRTS Postdoctoral Fellowship

Joe Welch, PhD, was awarded a Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS) Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. Dr. Welch’s project “Optimizing Acute Intermittent Hypoxia (AIH) to Improve Breathing in Humans with Chronic Cervical Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)” is guided…