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Opioids

BREATHE Trainee Wendy Olsen Examines Opioids, Respiration, and Health Care

Wendy Olsen, PhD, CCC-SLP, a BREATHE postdoctoral associate, was recently featured on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association podcast, ASHA Voices. In this episode, Dr. Olsen discusses the effects of opioids on respiration and how the key to meeting patients’ needs may include collaborating with other health care professionals. Learn…

Erica Levitt Receives ASPET Early Career Award

BREATHE Steering Committee member, Dr. Erica Levitt, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the ASPET Neuropharmacology Early Career Award. She has been granted this award in recognition of her commitment to mentoring and for her highly impactful research on…

CoBAD: Yackle

The Control of Breathing and Airway Defense (CoBAD) International Online Seminar Series featured Kevin Yackle, MD, PhD, on Friday, May 21st at 3:00 pm ET. Dr. Yackle’s research focuses on how opioids suppress breathing and how innate vocalizations, like neonatal cries, are timed and coordinated with breath. His seminar was entitled: “Breathing in…