NSSR Represents at the 21st DRS Meeting!

Seattle, Washington Joy Gaziano, Emily Plowman and Stephanie Watts all gave research presentations at the 21 st Dysphagia Research Society meeting in Seattle Washington. Dr. Plowman and Gaziano were invited speakers on specialist panels were they spoke about the utility of stem cells for treatment of the damaged tongue and esophageal screening by speech-language pathologists respectively.  Watts and Plowman gave scientific research presentations on current work being performed in the lab.  The lab received numerous honors and awards at this years meeting.  Plowman ...

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Stephanie Randall to present at the North Eastern Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Meeting

First year doctoral student Stephanie Watts presented research from the NSSR Lab at the 11th Annual North Eastern Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Consortium (NEALS) which took place October 25th at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Watts presented research being performed in the NSSR lab with ALS patients and her poster was titled “The effects of exercise on bulbar dysfunction in individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis” to some of the leading ALS and motor neuron disease scientists. This work represents a collaborative effort between the departm...

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USF ALS Clinic Featured in the News!

Dr. Plowman and her colleagues working in the ALS clinic at the University of South Florida were recently recognized for their work in caring for individuals suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in the Winter edition of the ALS Associations magazine. Seen on the cover from left to right are:  Dr. Laura Katzin, Sharon Usher, Dr. Cliff Gooch, Dr. Emily Plowman, and Dr Tuan Vu.

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Amanda Domer to Present Research at Fall Voice Conference

Doctoral student, Amanda Domer will present her research study entitled "The association between self-reported dysphonia and dysphagia" at the  Fall Voice Conference in New York City, October 4th 2012. http://cme.med.nyu.edu/voice

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Dr. Plowman to Speak at the World Conference on Diseases of the Esophagus

Lake Como, Italy Dr. Plowman is a guest speaker at the 11th annual World Conference on Diseases of the Esophagus where she will present on translational models to study oral pharyngeal dysphagia. For more information about this meeting, visit: oeso.org.

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