Swathi Kiran

Professor Director, PhD program Director, Aphasia Research Laboratory Research Director, Aphasia Resource Center Sargent College

Swathi Kiran is a professor at BU’s College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College. She serves as the director of BU’s Aphasia Research Laboratory.

Professor Kiran’s research incorporates the treatment efficacy experiments involving patients with aphasia, experiments examining mono and bi-lingual language processing and functional neuroimaging in patients with aphasia. The ultimate goal of her research is aimed at designing a comprehensive model of brain processing mechanisms underlying brain plasticity consequent to treatment induced language recovery in patients with aphasia.