Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences Archives
Jul. 31, 2023—Researchers in Vanderbilt's Implantables, Hearing Enhancement and Amplification Research Laboratory have launched a study of neuroplasticity, or the brain’s ability to adapt to new information, in cochlear implant outcomes.
Jul. 20, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers report on a musician who acquired synesthesia — a merging of sensations — and improved creativity following a traumatic brain injury.
Study uses statistical and population-based methods to understand comorbidities of developmental language disorder
Jul. 14, 2023—A recent Vanderbilt study is one of the first to use statistical and population-based methods to understand comorbidities associated with developmental language disorder at a population level.
Apr. 13, 2022—The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is celebrating 70 years of serving people with hearing, speech, language and related disorders.
Feb. 10, 2022—by Emily Stembridge The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences recently received a $385,000 check from Christmas Village representatives. The donation is the latest derived from a 60-year partnership between the department and Christmas Village, which has seen $9.3 million raised for the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Christmas Village is organized and operated solely through...
Jan. 6, 2022—Three faculty members in Vanderbilt's Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences have been honored by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) for their contributions to the professions of speech-language pathology, audiology and speech and hearing science.
Nov. 11, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s strength in translational research, which helps “translate” scientific discovery into medical practice, was celebrated recently during the Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum
Oct. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt's Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is working to educate clinicians about augmentative and alternative communication methods for patients with communication disorders.
May. 13, 2021—The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences has conducted research to better understand how individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers think the findings may apply to many disability populations in future crises.