American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2007 Research Symposium

A yearly event at the ASHA Convention is the Research Symposium, where current, theme-focused research is presented by experts.

Symposium Topic

Genetic and Biological Pathways to Underpinning Communication Disorders Across the Lifespan

Proceedings of the 2007 Research Symposium

Papers from the 2007 Symposium were published in the Journal of Communication Disorders, Volume 41, Issue 5, 2008. Links to full-text versions that are freely available in PubMed Central are provided below. Otherwise, links to the PubMed abstracts are provided.

Author(s) Title Pages
Arnos, K. S. Ethical and social implications of genetic testing for communication disorders 444–457
Cotanche, D. A. Genetic and pharmacological intervention for treatment/prevention of hearing loss 421–443
Gibson, C. J., and Gruen, J. R. The human lexinome: Genes of language and reading 409–420
Hayiou-Thomas, M. E. Genetic and environmental influences on early speech, language and literacy development (abstract) 397–408
Scott, D. M., and Owen, A. J. Translational neuroscience and genetic research: Genetic and biological pathways underpinning communication disorders across the lifespan (abstract) 395–396

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