Respiratory Muscle Biology

  • Barry Byrne (Pompe disease, gene therapy)
  • Darin Falk (Pompe disease, diaphragm)
  • Barbara Smith (Pompe disease, diaphragm pacing)
  • Scott Powers (diaphragm atrophy)
  • Leonardo Ferreira (diaphragm atrophy)
  • Michael Reid (molecular biology of respiratory muscles)
  • Danny Martin (respiratory muscle rehabilitation)
  • Ashley Smuder (diaphragm atrophy)
  • Tom Clanton (inflammation in respiratory muscles)
  • Andrew Judge (sepsis, cachexia and respiratory muscles)
  • Elizabeth Barton (breathing limitations in Muscular Dystrophy)
  • Glenn Walter (imaging respiratory muscles, noninvasive measurement of muscle plasticity)



Patient5-stim-Dia3_Relax_x10 Picture4_w 100x = Image of intact Neuromuscular junctions (green-axon; red-acetylcholine receptors; blue-terminal Schwann cells)