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UF Graduate Researcher Tommy Sutor Talks on the Effects of Intermittent Hypoxia After Spinal Cord Injury

Published: Aug 21st, 2019

NIH Intermittent Hypoxia Grant Contributors

RSD faculty awarded a ​second 4-year NIH grant

Published: Aug 21st, 2019

Dr. Gordon Mitchell and his team were recently awarded a four-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute concerning the fundamental mechanisms of respiratory motor plasticity […]

Gordon S. Mitchell, PhD and Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi, DPT, PhD

Gordon Mitchell & Elisa Gonzalez-Roth awarded a 4 year, 2.8 million dollar grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

Published: May 10th, 2019

Gordon Mitchell and collaborator Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi were recently awarded a 4 year, 2.8 million dollar grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute to optimize optimize respiratory plasticity elicited by repetitive exposure to […]


Dr. Erica Dale Has Been Awarded a Craig H. Nielsen Foundation Grant

Published: Mar 19th, 2019

Dr. Erica Dale has been awarded a $300,000, 2 year Craig H. Nielsen Foundation grant within their Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum mechanism. Erica received her B.S. […]


Published: Nov 29th, 2018

  By Michelle Koidin Jaffee Superman” actor and disabilities activist Christopher Reeve often traveled the country to visit teams of neuroscientists working to discover possible treatments for spinal cord injuries. […]


Dr. David Fuller and MBI collaborators Drs. Gordon Mitchell and Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi were recently awarded a 5-year NIH R01 grant award

Published: Aug 8th, 2018


Dr. Kristi Streeter, a post-doc with Dr. David Fuller, received a $1 million K99 Pathway to Independence Award to study the role of phrenic afferents and cardiorespiratory control following spinal cord injury.

Published: Jul 30th, 2018


Dr. Emily Fox and collaborators Dr. Fuller, Dr. Mitchell and Dr. Martin received a $2.4 million Clinical Trial Award from the DoD and three pilot grants to improve breathing and walking function.

Published: Jul 6th, 2018


July 12: Dr. Nino Ramirez

Published: Jun 25th, 2018

“controlling Breathing and the Heart – Why Rhythms matter”

Neuromuscular Abstract

Neuromuscular Plasticity Noons: From Genes to Brain to Nerve to Muscle to Behavior!

Published: Jun 25th, 2018