Presentations

Cordella, C., & Kiran, S. (2023). Profiling Temporal Patterns of Connected Speech in Post-Stroke Aphasia Using a Semi-Automated Approach. Talk presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2023 Convention, Boston, MA, USA.

Di Filippo, L., Kiran, S., & Cordella, C. (2023). Exploring Automated Approaches for Assessing Fluency in Post-Stroke and Progressive Aphasia: A Scoping Review. Poster presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2023 Convention, Boston, MA, USA.

Russell, M., & Pierce, J. (2023). Breaking Down Access Barriers for PWA using Digital Therapeutics. Seminar presented. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2023 Convention November 18, 2023, Boston, MA.

Sung, J. E., Scimeca, M.*, Li, R., & Kiran, S. (2023, November). Crosslinguistic and multicultural considerations in evaluating bilingual adults with aphasia [Oral presentation]. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2023 Convention, Boston, MA, United States.

Falconer, I., Billot, A., Varkanitsa, M., Carvalho, N., Jhingan, N., & Kiran, S. (2023) Variability of transient synchronizations and treatment-independent recovery in post-stroke aphasia. Society for Neuroscience, Network Models Nanosymposium, Washington, D.C.

Kiran, S., (November, 2023). Using AI/ML to predict recovery in post-stroke aphasia: moving towards precision medicine. American Speech Language and Hearing Convention, Boston, MA

Varkanitsa, M., Peñaloza, C., Falconer, I., Charidimou, A. & Kiran, S. (2023). Brain health and aphasia recovery: The role of cerebral small vessel disease and integrity of functional networks. 61st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia. Reading, UK

Blankenheim, S., Peñaloza, C., Kiran, S. & Varkanitsa, M. (2023). Semantic Processing in Bilingual People with Aphasia: An Eye-Tracking Study Looking at Semantic Facilitation and Interference. 61st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia. Reading, UK

Carpenter, E., Braun, E. J., Marte, M. J., Yücel, M. A., Boas, D. A., Kiran, S. (2023). fNIRS Functional Connectivity in Chronic Post-Stroke Aphasia: A Pilot Study. Society for Neurobiology of Language. Marseille, France.

Carpenter, E., Marte, M. J., Scimeca, M., Russell, M., Falconer, I. F., Peñaloza, C., Kiran, S. (2023). Factors influencing language impairment in bilingual aphasia. 61st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia. Reading, UK

Kiran, S., (Sept, 2023). Using AI/ML to predict recovery in post-stroke aphasia: moving towards precision medicine. University of Michigan Seminar Series, Ann Arbor, MI

Kiran, S. (2023). Using Naturalistic Paradigms to Understand Language Processing and Language Disorder in Post-Stroke Aphasia. Presentation in Symposium titled Naturalistic Paradigms for Brain Mapping: Clinical Applications in Neurology and Psychiatry. Organization of Human Brain Mapping, Montreal, Canada

Falconer, I., Kiran, S. (2023). Variability of transient synchronizations is related to plasticity in post-stroke aphasia recovery. Organization of Human Brain Mapping, Montreal, Canada

Billot, A, Jhingan, N, Varkanitsa, N, Falconer, I, Combs, O, Small, H, Blank, I, Fedorenko, E, Kiran, S., (2023). Robust dissociation between the language and Multiple Demand networks in aging and after a stroke, Organization of Human Brain Mapping, Montreal, Canada

Braun, E. J., Carpenter, E., Gao, Y., Marte, M. J., Yücel, M. A., Boas, D. A., & Kiran, S. (2023). Cortical activity patterns for narrative production in individuals with and without aphasia via functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS). Clinical Aphasiology Conference 2023, Atlantic City, NJ.

Marte, M. J., Addesso, D., & Kiran, S. (2023). Social determinants of health and poststroke communication difficulties in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adults. Clinical Aphasiology Conference 2023, Atlantic City, NJ.


Falconer, I, Varkanitsa, M, and Kiran, S. People with post-stroke aphasia have reduced temporal variability of functional connectivity in the language network compared to healthy controls. (2022) In: 60th Annual Academy of Aphasia Meeting; 2022 Platform Presentation, Philadelphia, PA

Falconer I, Varkanitsa M, Kiran S. Dynamic resting state functional connectivity predicts treatment response in people with post-stroke aphasia. (2022) In: Organization for Human Brain Mapping; Glasgow, UK

Addesso, D., Marte, M. J., Abdollahi, F., & Kiran, S. (2022). Social determinants of health contributing to disparities in stroke-associated variables in Hispanic populations. 16th Annual Eleanor M. Saffran Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience and Rehabilitation of Communication Disorders, Philadelphia, PA

Anderson, J. A., Rogers, D., Gao, Y., Farzam, P., Beeler, D., Braun, E. J., Butler, L., Carpenter, E., Girnis, J., Kaplan, R., Mukadam, N., Tripathi, V., Wilson, J., Somers, D. C., Cronin-Golomb, A., Kiran, S., Ellis, T. D., Boas, D. A., Yücel, M. A. (2022). Quantification of the diverse effect of hair and skin properties on fNIRS signal quality. Accepted for poster presentation at the Society for functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy fNIRS 2022 Conference, Boston, MA.

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

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

Braun, E. J., Carpenter, E., Gao, Y., Cronin-Golomb, A., Ellis, T., Somers, D. C., von Lühmann, A., Yücel, M. A., Boas, D. A., & Kiran, S. (2022). Neuroscience in the everyday world: Brain correlates of naturalistic discourse in individuals with aphasia. Accepted for poster presentation at the Society for Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy fNIRS 2022 Conference, Boston, MA.

Carpenter, E., Braun E. J., Marte, M. J., Scimeca, M., Yücel, M. A., Boas, D. A., & Kiran, S. (2022). Neuroscience in the everyday world: Cortical activation during computer-based conversation tasks using integrated fNIRS-EEG. Accepted for poster presentation at the Society for the Neurobiology of Language 2022 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Chennuri S., Billot A., Lai S., Ishwar P., Betke M., and Kiran S. (2022). Feature Analysis and Extraction for Post Aphasia Recovery Prediction. 26th UK Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA). Cambridge, UK

Cordella, C., Liu, H., Ishwar, P., Betke, M., & Kiran, S. (2022). Toward personalized treatment recommendations: The promise of data-driven approaches in speech language pathology. Accepted for presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, LA, USA

Cordella., C. & Kiran, S.. (2022). Practice patterns in self-managed speech-language therapy: Investigating components of cumulative intervention intensity in a real-world mHealth dataset. Submitted for presentation at the 12th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Vienna, Austria.

Marte, M.J., Scimeca, M., Addesso, D., Abdollahi, F., & Kiran, S. (accepted). Hispanic Stroke Care in the United States: Insights from Epidemiology, Health Disparity, and Clinical Practice. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention 2022, New Orleans, LA

Marte, M. J., Addesso, D., Abdollahi, F., & Kiran, S. (2022). U.S. Hispanic ethnicity and stroke- and neurorehabilitation-associated outcomes: Disparity-driven heterogeneity. 16th Annual Eleanor M. Saffran Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience and Rehabilitation of Communication Disorders, Philadelphia, PA

Marte, M.J., Billot, A., Peñaloza, C., & Kiran, S. (2022). Cross-linguistic effects of a semantic treatment for anomia provided in three languages: Evidence from multilingual aphasia. International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference 2022, Philadelphia, PA

Scimeca, M., Peñaloza, C., & Kiran, S. (2022, May 17-21). Treatment outcomes and generalization effects following semantic-feature based naming therapy for bilingual aphasia. [Poster session]. 51st Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Wrightsville Beach, NC, United States.

Scimeca, M., Carpenter, E., Marte, M. J., Combs, A., & Kiran, S. (2022, September 16-17). Enabling access to post-stroke rehabilitation in Hispanic bilinguals with aphasia: Lessons learned and challenges ahead. [Poster session]. 16th Annual Eleanor M. Saffran Cognitive Neuroscience Conference, Philadelphia, PA, United States.

Scimeca, M., Peñaloza, C., Carpenter, E., Marte, M. J., Falconer, I., Combs, A., Gray, T., Shamapant, S., & Kiran, S. (2022, December 14-17). Telerehabilitation for language deficits in Spanish-English individuals with post-stroke aphasia. [Submitted for oral presentation]. 12th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Vienna, Austria. (edited)

Xue, C., Karjadi, C., Miller, M., Cordella, C., Au, R., & Kolachalama, V. (2022). Association of acoustic perturbation measures with dementia status: A Framingham Heart Study. Presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. San Diego, CA, USA.