Our research focuses on the interactions among motor speech, cognitive, and language abilities in everyday communication, using converging evidence from a variety of research tools.

The lab’s primary objective is to use the outcomes of this research clinically for the development of assessment tools, treatment techniques, and caregiver education programs that improve the quality of life of persons living with neurodegenerative diseases and their families.

Our research group is part of an international consortium investigating cognitive-communication disorders in normal aging and in neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lewy body dementia, and frontotemporal dementia.

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