For Patients and Families

Welcome to the C-STAR Stroke Recovery & Research Blog!

On this page, we will share research findings from ongoing projects at C-STAR, as well as other stroke recovery information. We hope this page can serve as a valuable resource for our participants and their friends and families.

Please check back weekly for new posts! In the meantime, follow us on Facebook.

Sentence processing in aphasia

This post is written by PhD student Sigfus Kristinsson. Sigfus recently had a paper accepted by the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience about how the brain understands different types of sentences. [...]

Non-invasive Brain Stimulation and Aphasia Treatment – Part II

The last post described our recently completed Phase II Clinical Trial using non-invasive brain stimulation as an adjunct to aphasia treatment. See this link for details. Briefly, that post [...]

Predicting Aphasia Recovery: The Role of Brain Damage and SSRI Use

Below is a guest post by Lynsey Keator, MA, CCC-SLP. Lynsey is a speech-language pathologist who currently works with Dr. Argye Hillis at Johns Hopkins. She will be joining the USC Aphasia Lab in [...]

Summary from the Aphasia Community Event!

This year’s Aphasia Community Event (ACE) was held on April 20. This was a great event full of fellowship, fun, and of course, food. We were honored to have Dr. Audrey Holland talk to us [...]

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