Research Colloquium: January 30 2013

Speaker: Luc F. De Nil, Ph.D.
Date: Wednesday, January 30 2013
Topic: Acquired Neurogenic Stuttering: Incidence, behavioural characteristics and neural correlates
Time:  12:10 to 1:00 p.m.
Location: 500 University Avenue, 4th Floor, Rm 452, Rehabilitation Sciences Building

As a courtesy to the speaker please be on time.

About the Speaker:

Luc De Nil is a professor in speech-language pathology and Vice-Dean Students in the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto. Dr. De Nil’s research focuses on the use of behavioural and brain imaging methods to study neurological processes underlying speech fluency problems, including developmental stuttering and adult-onset acquired stuttering in patients with neurological disorders. He has published widely and is a frequently invited speaker at international scientific meetings. He has received a number of awards for his work, including being named a Fellow by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a Pioneer Award by the International Fluency Association. In addition to his academic work, Dr. De Nil is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Communication Disorders.

Optional Reading (students are asked to read this article before the colloquium):

Theys, C.a , De Nil, L.a b , Thijs, V.c d , van Wieringen, A.a , Sunaert, S.e
A crucial role for the cortico-striato-cortical loop in the pathogenesis of stroke-related neurogenic stuttering
(2012) Human Brain Mapping, . Article in Press.