brain imagery

Our Funding

PI: Small
Functional Neuroanatomy of Normal and Impaired Language
09/30/1996 – 08/31/2008
The major goals of this project are to determine the functional neuroanatomy of normal language processing, primarily at the lexical and sentential levels, and in ecological context.

PI: Small
Neurophysiological Measurement in Aphasia Treatment
04/01/2005 – 03/31/2010
The major goal of this project is to facilitate the use of neurophysiological (functional imaging) measures in patients with aphasia.

PI: Small
Bioinformatics Infrastructure for Large Scale Studies of Aphasia Recovery

09/20/2006 - 08/31/2008
The major goal of this project is to facilitate develop a computational infrastructure for large-scale studies of aphasia recovery and therapy. The infrastructure will provide the means to encode the diverse types of data needed for such research in such a way that complex queries involving multiple data types (e.g., brain activation and language performance) can be retrieved easily, and that queries requiring significant computer processing (e.g., peak detection in imaging time series) can be answered quickly due to grid computing.

J. S. McDonnell Foundation
PI: Solodkin, Small
Network Mechanisms Underlying Cognition and Recovery of Function in the Human Brain
8/1/05 - 7/31/08
The primary goal for this project is to use the notion of dynamical network function as a central theme to understand both normal and pathological operations of the human brain.

PI: Solodkin
Mirror Imitation Therapy for Motor Recovery After Stroke
7/1/07 - 6/30/11
The goal of this project is to examine the role of the mirror neuron system as the physiological foundation for hand motor therapy after stroke.

PI: Goldin-Meadow
Environmental and Biological Variation and Language Growth
Project IV: Biological Variation, PI: Small

04/01/2008 – 3/31/2013
The major goal of this project is to examine typical and atypical development of oral language, gesture, and reading in healthy children and children with neonatal, perinatal, and early postnatal injury.

PI: Cherney
Computer Treatment for Aphasia: Evaluating Efficacy and Treatment Intensity
10/01/2004 – 09/30/2007
This prospective randomized clinical trial implements an innovative computerized treatment program for individuals with chronic aphasia, evaluates its effectiveness, and assesses the impact of treatment intensity on outcome. The treatment uses state-of-the-art computer technology that allows the individual with aphasia to read aloud, and ultimately speak, sentences at the same time as the words are produced with visible speech by an animated agent.

PI: Mason
Training in Neural Systems
07/01/2003 – 06/30/2008
Graduate training in Neurobiology.

PI: Ulinski
Training in Computational Neuroscience
07/01/2004 – 06/30/2009
Graduate training in Computational Neuroscience.