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.

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 [...]

AAAS EurekaAlert! Featured Article

Earlier this week, EurekaAlert!, an online news service operated by  the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), featured a research article published by our MUSC team. Emilie [...]

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