Anne Billot

anne-billot

PhD Student

Education
Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience, Boston University (2023)
M.S in Research in Health and Rehabilitation, Sorbonne University (2018)
M.S in Speech-Language Pathology, Sorbonne University (2018)
B.S in Speech-Language Pathology, Sorbonne University (2016)
Email
abillot@bu.edu
Research Interests
Neuroplasticity and aphasia recovery
Cognitive and linguistic rehabilitation
Functional and structural connectivity
Projects

Functional reorganization of the language systemPeer-reviewed publications

Braun E. J., Billot A., Meier E. L., Pan Y., Parrish T. B., Kurani A. S., Kiran S. (2022) White matter microstructural integrity pre- and post-treatment in individuals with chronic post-stroke aphasia. Brain and Language

Billot A., Thiebaut de Schotten M., Parrish T.B., Thompson C.K., Rapp B., Caplan D., Kiran S. (2022) Structural disconnections associated with language impairments in chronic post-stroke aphasia using disconnectome mapsCortex

Billot A., Lai S., Varkanitsa M., Braun E.J., Rapp B., Parrish T.B., Kurani A.S., Higgins J., Caplan D., Thompson C.K., Betke M., Ishwar P., Kiran S. (2022) Multimodal behavioral and neural data predict response to treatment in post-stroke aphasiaStroke

Lai S., Billot A., Varkanitsa M., Braun E.J., Rapp B., Parrish T.B., Kurani A.S., Higgins J., Caplan D., Thompson C.K., Kiran S., Betke M., Ishwar P. (2021) An Exploration of Machine Learning Methods for Predicting Post-stroke Aphasia Recovery. In The 14th Pervasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environment Conference

Gu Y.*,Bahrani M.*, Billot A., Lai S., Braun E. J., Varkanitsa M., Bighetto J., Rapp B., Parrish T. B., Caplan D., Thompson C. K., Kiran S., Betke M., Multivariate Predictions for Post-stroke Aphasia Recovery: A Pilot Survey. PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA), 2020

Dekhtyar, M., Braun, E. J., Billot, A., Foo, L., & Kiran, S. (2020). Videoconference Administration of the Western Aphasia Battery–Revised: Feasibility and ValidityAmerican Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 29(2), 673-687.

Conference presentations

Billot A., Varkanitsa M., Falconer I., Kiran S., Investigating the influence of structural damage on the synchronization between the language and MD networks in post-stroke aphasia. Science of Aphasia. 2022, Bordeaux, FR

Billot A., Varkanitsa M., Falconer I., Kiran S., Temporal stroke damage predicts synchronization between the language and multiple demand networks in individuals with aphasia. Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2022, Glasgow, UK

Billot A., Lai S., Varkanitsa M., Braun E.J., Rapp B., Parrish T.B., Kurani A.S., Higgins J., Caplan D., Thompson C.K., Betke M., Ishwar P., Kiran S., Multimodal behavioral and neural data predict response to treatment in post-stroke aphasia. Society for the Neurobiology of Language, 2021, (held virtually)

Billot A., Lai S., Varkanitsa M., Braun E. J., Gu Y., Bahrani M., Bighetto J., Rapp B., Parrish T. B., Caplan D., Thompson C. K., Ishwar P., Betke M. & Kiran S. Predicting post-stroke aphasia recovery from multimodal neuroimaging data. 11th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation,  2020, (online)

Braun E.J., Billot A., Kurani A., Parrish T.B.,Kiran S., The Relationship between White Matter Structural Integrity and Language Performance in Individuals with Aphasia. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, 2020, Boston, US

Braun, E. J., Dekhtyar, M., Foo, L., Billot, A., & Kiran, S. Tele-assessment with the Western Aphasia Battery – Revised in adults with aphasia. Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2019, Orlando, US

Billot A., Thiebaut De Schotten M., Parrish T., Thompson C.K., Rapp B., Caplan D., & Kiran S., Structural disconnection maps associated with language impairment in chronic aphasia. Academy of aphasia Annual Meeting, 2019, Macau, SAR

Billot A., Thiebaut De Schotten M., Parrish T., Thompson C.K., Rapp B., Caplan D., & Kiran S., Structural disconnection maps associated with language impairment in chronic aphasia. 14th annual Eleanor M. Saffran conference, 2019, Philadelphia, US 

Dekhtyar M., Braun E.J., Foo L., Billot A., Kiran S.,Validating the Western Aphasia Battery – Revised through tele-assessment for individuals with aphasia. Clinical Aphasiology Conference, 2019, Whitefish, US

Professional activities
2020-2022 Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Student and Postdoc Special Interest Group – Chair
Guest Blog posts
Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2021: Brain Structure is Key to Understanding Human Cognition
Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2020: Exploring Novel Paths for Brain Stimulation

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