Quality CareFind out why Mayo Clinic is the right place for your health care. Make an appointment.
Meet the StaffFind a directory of doctors and departments at all Mayo Clinic campuses. Visit now.
Research and Clinical TrialsSee how Mayo Clinic research and clinical trials advance the science of medicine and improve patient care. Explore now.
Visit Our SchoolsEducators at Mayo Clinic train tomorrow’s leaders to deliver compassionate, high-value, safe patient care. Choose a degree.
Professional ServicesExplore Mayo Clinic’s many resources and see jobs available for medical professionals. Get updates.
Philanthropy at Mayo ClinicYour support accelerates powerful innovations in patient care, research and education. Give today.
The Mayo Clinic Cell and Regenerative Physiology Lab characterizes diaphragm motor units to show how they accomplish different diaphragm behaviors.
The lab examines mechanisms underlying weakness in different muscle fiber types to understand how muscle weakness impacts multiple diseases, conditions and treatments.
Dr. Sieck's laboratory investigates age-related muscle fiber atrophy and weakness (sarcopenia) in diaphragm muscle fibers to understand how it impacts respiratory neuromotor control.
The Cell and Regenerative Physiology Laboratory is researching how rhythmic diaphragm muscle activity can be restored in these patients with spinal cord injury.
Dr. Sieck's research team studies the neural control of airway smooth muscle — specifically the pathophysiology and remodeling characteristic of asthma.
The Cell and Regenerative Physiology Laboratory works with numerous collaborators within and external to Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Sieck's research has been continuously funded by multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health for more than 35 years.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit organization and proceeds from Web advertising help support our mission. Mayo Clinic does not endorse any of the third party products and services advertised.
A single copy of these materials may be reprinted for noncommercial personal use only. "Mayo," "Mayo Clinic," "MayoClinic.org," "Mayo Clinic Healthy Living," and the triple-shield Mayo Clinic logo are trademarks of Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.