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December 2024

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Our undergraduate student, Kathryn Morgan, has received a Magellan Scholar Award from the office of undergraduate research at the University of South Carolina. This grant will support her research on a novel spectral resolution-based method to assess functionality of cochlear implant electrodes.

 

 

December 2024

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Our undergraduate student, Reed Farrar, has received a Magellan Scholar Award from the office of undergraduate research at the University of South Carolina. This grant will support his research on understanding the neural correlates of simulated cochlear implant speech using functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS).

 

 

November 2023

Tnal logoOur collaborative ASHA presentation, titled “The Relationship of Hearing Loss, Cognition, Social Isolation, and Brain Imaging,” with the Aging Gracefully Lab and The Aging Brain Cohort (ABC) Study, has been designated as a 2023 ASHA Convention Changemaker.



 

November  2023

Tnal logoDr. Arjmandi presented a research talk on “Language Input to Children with Cochlear Implants: Child-Directed Speech vs. Adult-Directed Speech in Home Environments” at 2023 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in Boston, MA. 

 

 

July 2023

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The Translational Auditory Neuroscience Lab presented a poster on “A novel tool for faster psychophysical tuning curve measurement in cochlear implant listeners: data from listeners with normal hearing” at the 2023 Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses in Tahoe, CA.

 

April 2023

Honors College logo Our undergraduate students, Reed Farrar and Kathryn Morgan, have received two Honors College Research Grants from the office of undergraduate research at the University of South Carolina. This grant will support their research on understanding the role of the quality of electrode-neuron interface on perceptual outcomes of cochlear implant listeners.

 

April 2023

Tnal Undergrad logoOur undergraduate student, Karen Melnik, has received a Magellan Journey Award from the office of undergraduate research at the University of South Carolina. This grant will support her research on understanding how adult speakers can adapt their speaking style to facilitate speech understanding in listeners with cochlear implants.

 

March 2023

Tnal Undergrad logo Our undergraduate student, Shaivee Fozdar, has received a Magellan Journey Award from the office of undergraduate research at the University of South Carolina. This grant will support her research on understanding the effects of partially restored auditory feedback on speech production in cochlear implant listeners.

 

March 2023

Tnal logoDr. Arjmandi was awarded the ASHA Lessons for Success Travel Award by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in Rockville, MD. This training aims to provide specific instruction on how to effectively review research grants and to conduct reviews of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation research grant applications.

 

February 2023

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The Translational Auditory Neuroscience Lab presented a poster titled “Background Noise in Early Auditory Environments of Children with Cochlear Implants is Detrimental to Quantity and Quality of Language Input” at the ARO 46th Annual Midwinter Conference in Orlando, FL.

 

 

 


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