BREATHE Training Cross-training in BReathing REsearch And THErapeutics
In the BREATHE cross-training model, clinical researchers establish strong basic research foundations, and basic scientists are exposed to clinical experiences.
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BREATHE Training at UF
The University of Florida and the BREATHE Center provide a supportive and inspiring environment in which predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees can live and surpass their goals.
The BREATHE Training Program is designed to allow young scientists to engage in meaningful translational research partnerships and to develop successful careers in respiratory research.
Research & Publications
Located in departments ranging from Physical Therapy to Engineering to Pharmacology, our trainees are all connected by their passion for respiratory research.
Professionalization Opportunities for Trainees
From Social & Science to the Control of Breathing International Online Seminar Series, the UF BREATHE Center sponsors and co-sponsors a variety of events aimed at enhancing trainee experiences and providing them with ways to learn from and network with top researchers in the field.
WHO is BREATHE?
The BREATHE Training Program is led by internationally renowned breathing researcher Dr. Gordon Mitchell, curriculum coordinator Dr. Leonardo Ferreira, and clinical practicum coordinator Dr. Emily Plowman.
With an emphasis on cross-training, each trainee is guided by a primary and secondary mentor. Our trainers are preeminent researchers and clinicians committed to educating the next generation of breathing scholars.
Our predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees hail from departments ranging from Engineering to Physical Therapy to Pharmacology, but they are all connected by their commitment to respiratory research.
TRAINING PROGRAM NEWS
Alex Marciante Wins Junior Investigator Award at…
Dr. Gordon Mitchell and postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Alex Marciante recently attended the XVII Symposium on Sleep and Breathing in Auckland, New Zealand…
Dr. Adrienn Varga Appointed as Assistant…
BREATHE T32 alumnus, Dr. Adrienn Varga has joined the Department of Neuroscience as their newest Assistant Professor. Dr. Varga’s research focuses…
BREATHE Members Explore Potential Benefits of…
BREATHE members, Drs. Emily Plowman, James Wymer, and BREATHE T32 alumnus, Dr. Lauren Tabor-Gray were recently published in Neurology. Their article…
Apply to become a BREATHE trainee
Contact the BREATHE Coordinator to learn more.