2018 Research Symposium at the ASHA Convention

The Research Symposium is a yearly event at the ASHA Convention, where current, theme-focused research is presented by invited speakers.

Symposium Topic

Advances in Neuroplasticity Research: Language Recovery in Aphasia

Symposium Presentations

Advances in Methods to Understand Brain Correlates of Impairment & Recovery in Aphasia

This session was comprised of:

Language Mapping in Aphasia
Stephen Wilson, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Brain-based Understanding of Individual Language Difference After Stroke
Peter Turkeltaub, MD, PhD, Georgetown University Medical Center

Biomarkers of Language Recovery in Chronic Aphasia 
Cynthia Thompson, PhD, Northwestern University

Neuroplasticity and Language Recovery in Aphasia 
Swathi Kiran, PhD, Boston University

Cortical Network Changes Associated with Aphasia Treatment 
Julius Fridriksson, PhD, University of South Carolina

Advances in Modeling Neural Correlates of Treatment-Related Recovery and Controversies in Aphasia Rehabilitation 
Panel Discussion with all Research Symposium Speakers

The Research Symposium is funded, in part, by a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

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