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Edith Brignoni-Pérez successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, titled "Investigating the Neurofunctional Bases of Word Reading in the Spanish-English Bilingual Brain"! See photos here.
Gabrielle-Ann Torre successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, titled "Studies of the Brain-Behavioral Relationships of Anatomy and Reading Ability"! See photos here.
Sikoya Ashburn was awarded a prize for her presentation at the Dept. of Pediatrics research day event! See photos here.
Cameron McKay was interviewed by Georgetown University Press about his research in CSL under the Neural Injury and Plasticity Training Program. Read the article.
Anna Matejko was interviewed by Georgetown University Press about her leadership for Georgetown University's Postdoctoral Association. Read the article.
Anna Matejko was featured in Georgetown's "Research in a Minute" for Postdoc Appreciation Week
Guinevere Eden received the Leadership in Research Award at Georgetown University Medical Center's ninth annual Convocation Award Ceremony from President DeGioia.
Guinevere Eden received the Norman Geschwind Award from the International Dyslexia Assocation at IDA's Annual International Conference in Orlando, Fl.
CSL research featured on NPR's "How Science is Rewiring The Dyslexic Brain."
Cameron McKay received 1st place for his oral presentation at Student Research Day in 2016.
Gabrielle-Ann Torre received 1st place for her poster presentation at Student Research Day in 2016.
Sikoya Ashburn was selected as a Neuroscience Scholars Program Associate and Edith Brignoni-Perez was selected as a Neuroscience Scholars Program Fellow by the Society for Neuroscience.
Edith Brignoni-Perez was selected as a summer fellow for the 2016 Mortimer D. Sackler Summer Institute in Developmental Psychobiology and Sikoya Ashburn was selected as a summer fellow for the 2016 Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience.
Guinevere Eden provided testimony for the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC (read more here). Pictured above: Dr. Eden with Senator Elizabeth Warren and dyslexia spokesperson Ameer Baraka.
Ted Turesky becomes Board Member of American Tinnitus Association (ATA).
Edith Brignoni-Perez and Gabrielle-Ann Torre were selected as summer fellows for the 2015 Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience.
Guinevere Eden provides testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
- The Science of Dyslexia (House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)
- The Application of Basic Science Research on Reading, Math Disabilities
- Bilingual people have more grey matter than those who only know their mother tongue
- Dyslexic Brain May Solve Some Math Problems in a Roundabout Way
- Researchers Work To Better Understand Brains Of Deaf Language Learners (WAMU 88.5 Metro Connection radio interview)
- Reading Experience May Change the Brains of Dyslexic Students (New York Times, Motherlode blog)
- Experience, Not Genes, May Form Dyslexics' Grey Matter (Bioscience Technology)