NSSR presents at Cutting Edge Laryngology Conference

Doctoral Student Amanda Domer being presented with the David Howard Prize for the Best Oral Presentation by Dr’s Guri Sandhu and Martin Birchall.
Royal College of Surgeons, London, UK Two research presentations from the NSSR Lab were given at the Cutting edge Laryngology conference held at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Doctoral student Amanda Domer won best platform scientific presentation for her research on the effects of aspirated thickened water in a lung injury model. Doctoral Student Amanda Domer being presented with the David Howard Prize for the Best Oral Presentation by Dr’s Guri Sandhu and Martin Birchall.

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Stephanie Watts Wins Statewide Graduate Research Award

Stephanie Watts and Amanda Domer
NSSR doctoral Students Amanda Domer and Stephanie Watts were selected to present their research at the Statewide Graduate Research Day in Tampa, Florida. This event featured subject division winners from each university in the state of Florida, therefore showcased the top graduate students in Florida. At this event, Stephanie Watts was awarded Second Place for her research investigating cough and airway protection in individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Awesome job Steph!

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Doctoral Students Amanda Domer and Stephanie Watts Receive Research Honors at USF Graduate Research Day

  • Stephanie Watts
Plowman Lab doctoral students Amanda Domer and Stephanie Watts received research honors at the University of South Florida Graduate Research Symposium. Two awards are given in each subject category and Domer and Watts took home the two awards for the Humanities Division. They will now have the opportunity to present their work at the Statewide Graduate Research day next month where they will present their work with other division winners from other universitites across the state. Awards were presented by by USF President Judy Genshaft and Provost Ralph Wilcox.

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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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