2018 Research Symposium Agenda

Saturday, November 17, 2018      
Boston, Massachusetts

The Research Symposium is an annual event at ASHA's Convention where clinicians and researchers discuss current research in communication sciences and disorders. Each year's symposium has a specific research theme. 

Find out more about the Research Symposium and its associated travel award.

Advances in Neuroplasticity Research: Language Recovery in Aphasia 

8:00 a.m.

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

This session is 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

10:30 a.m.
Biomarkers of Language Recovery in Chronic Aphasia
Cynthia Thompson, PhD, Northwestern University
1:00 p.m.
Neuroplasticity and Language Recovery in Aphasia
Swathi Kiran, PhD, Boston University
2:30 p.m.
Cortical Network Changes Associated with Aphasia Treatment
Julius Fridriksson, PhD, University of South Carolina
3:45 p.m.
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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