Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology
Laboratory of Muscle and Environmental Physiology
FLG 120 (Office) | FLG 064 (Lab)
P.O. Box 118205
Gainesville, FL 32611-8205
(352) 294-1713 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Orlando Laitano, PhD is an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology where he directs the Laboratory of Muscle and Environmental Physiology. Dr. Laitano conducts research on the mechanisms underlying sepsis-induced myopathy with disuse in aging and on the pathophysiology of exertional heat stroke. His lab uses pre-clinical models designed to address the complexities of clinical settings with the goal of improving human health. Dr. Laitano’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense. In addition, Dr Laitano has extensive practical experience assessing fluid balance and sweat test in elite athletes.