2015

November 30, 2015

SNL presents at ASHA

  • SNL attended the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) convention (Nov 11-14) held in Denver, Colorado. The lab presented a total of 6 posters and talks, not including Emily's and Ho Ming's posters based on previous work! See below for a list of abstracts of work from SNL presented at ASHA this year.

  • Chang, S-E.. Beal., D., Walsh, B., Tourville, J. (2015). Brain function and anatomy in children who stutter: Insights from pediatric neuroimaging studies.American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Denver, CO. To appear. *Selected as a Trailblazer session

  • Chow, H., Choo, A., Chang, S-E. (2015). White-matter development trajectories differentiate children with persistent stuttering from those who recover. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Denver, CO. To appear.

  • Choo, A., Burnham, E., Hicks, K., Chang, S-E. (2015). Dissociations among linguistic, cognitive, and neuroanatomical domains in children who stutter. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Denver, CO. To appear. *Meritorious Poster award

  • Chow, H., Spray, G., Bernstein-Ratner, N., Chang, S-E. (2015). Speech-language development trajectories may predict persistent developmental stuttering during childhood. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Denver, CO. To appear.

  • Wieland, E.A., Chow, H., McAuley, J.D., Chang, S-E. (2015). Rhythm perception and functional connectivity differences in children who stutter.American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Denver, CO. To appear.

  • "TED Talks (and Hears) Neuroanatomy," Applied Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology: Perspectives of AUDs and SLPs (November 2015). American Speech-Language-Hearing Convention. (Gregory Mannarelli, Paul Kileny, Soo-Eun Chang, Karen Kluin, Gene Balzer, Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, Gayle Hicks, Marshall Smith). *Selected as a Trailblazer session

September 08, 2015

Dr. Emily Garnett joins the lab as a postdoctoral research fellow

SNL welcomes a new postdoctoral research fellow, Dr. Emily Garnett from the University of Carolina. Check out Dr. Garnett's people page to learn more about her research interests. We are very excited to have her in our lab!

June 30, 2015

Press coverage of recent Brain and Language paper

A recently published Brain and Language paper, "Evidence of a Rhythm Perception Deficit in Children Who Stutter" (Wieland, McAuley, Dilley, Chang, 2015), continues to generate interest from the press. Check out a segment featured on ABC's Good Morning America, where the paper is mentioned as a "cool new study."

June 29, 2015

SNL family welcomes two baby boys

Our wonderful past lab manager Evamarie welcomed her new baby boy, Vance! Congratulations to the whole Burnham family! Also, Liz welcomed her baby boy Aidan to the world!

May 31, 2015


SNL congratulates Kait Ayres and Danielle Gage for completing their MA theses

Congratulations!

Kait's thesis is entitled: THE EFFECTS OF DISTAL PROSODIC CUES ON SPEECH PERCEPTION IN ADULTS WHO STUTTER

Dani's thesis is entitled: FUNDAMENTAL FREQUENCY CHARACTERISTICS AFFECT JUDGMENTS OF SEGMENTAL, SUPRASEGMENTAL, AND INDEXICAL PROPERTIES OF CHILDREN WHO STUTTER

May 29, 2015

Article in Brain receiving publicity

Our recent article published in the journal Brain and Language has been publicized by a couple of science news sites. Check it out.

April 30, 2015

SNL hires a new lab manager

SNL is happy to announce that Chelsea Johnson is our new lab manager. Welcome Chelsea!

April 29, 2015

SNL undergraduates receive first prize for poster

Three undergraduate students working in the lab, Alex Powers, Lexy Barman, Jessa Prieskorn, along with PhD student Greg Spray, presented a poster, Predicting persistence versus recovery in developmental stuttering, at the recent MSU UURAF meeting. They were awarded first place by the Cognitive Science Program judges!

March 29, 2015

Lab article selected as Editor's Choice and featured on the cover of Brain

Our recent publication, "White matter neuroanatomical differences in young children who stutter" was selected as an Editor's choice article and was featured on the cover of the March issue of the journal Brain. This is very exciting!

February 27, 2015

New SLP in the lab

Saralyn Rubsam, MA, CCC-SLP, has joined the lab to work as Speech Language Pathologist in our lab. Welcome, Saralyn!

January 31, 2015

Dr. Ho Ming Chow joins the lab as a Research Investigator

Ho Ming Chow, a new Research Investigator, has joined the lab. Ho Ming comes from NIDCD where he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow with Dr. Al Braun. Welcome, Ho Ming!


UM Psychiatry Newsletter feature

Matthew Smith Stuttering research fund awarded to Dr. Chang was featured in the UM psychiatry newsletter.