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Spinal Cord Injury

CoBAD: Mitchell & Marciante

For the last session of the Control of Breathing and Airway Defense (CoBAD) International Online Seminar Series we will feature Gordon Mitchell, PhD  & Alex Marciante, PhD on Friday, July 8th at 3:00 pm ET. Their seminar is entitled: “Respiratory motor plasticity following acute intermittent hypoxia: the yin (serotonin)…

CoBAD: Dale & Gonzalez-Rothi

The Control of Breathing and Airway Defense (CoBAD) International Online Seminar Series featured Erica Dale, PhD & Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi, DPT, PhD on Friday, June 17th at 3:00 pm ET. Dr. Dale’s research focuses on neurostimulation and functional recovery of breathing capacity after spinal injury. Dr. Gonzalez-Rothi’s research focuses…

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…

Welcome Dr. Maria Nikodemova!

Join us in welcoming Maria Nikodemova, MS, PhD to the BREATHE Center team! Formerly an Associate Scientist in Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dr. Nikodemova is joining the Department of Physical Therapy and the Mitchell Lab here at UF. Her research has focused on microglial…

Neuroscience Seminar Series – Dr. Gordon Mitchell

As part of the Department of Neuroscience and McKnight Brain Institute Joint Seminar Series, Dr. Gordon Mitchell presented “Intermittent hypoxia and spinal cord plasticity: breathing and walking after spinal cord injury.”…

Drs. Emily Fox & Kate Cavka Featured on DiSCIS Podcast

The Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy featured Drs. Emily Fox and Kate Cavka in their Discussions in Spinal Cord Injury Science (DiSCIS) Podcast. This episode centered on a conversation about respiratory rehabilitation and diaphragm pacing after spinal cord injury and their recent paper in…

Research Connection Event: Strategies to Augment Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

Dr. Emily Fox, BREATHE Steering Committee member and Director of Neuromuscular Research at Brooks Rehabilitation, presented “Strategies to Augment Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: Promoting Breathing and Walking Recovery” on Tuesday, April 27 at 7 pm EST. This presentation was part of the Brooks/UF-PHHP Collaboration Research Connection Series.