Welcome to the Brain in Swallowing & Communication (BiSC) Lab!

PI: Rachel Mulheren, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

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Meet Our New Lab Members!

              What made you want to work in the CSD field? Rana: Being a Speech-Language Pathologist has always been a dream of mine, I hope to give others the tools to effectively communicate and swallow post-brain or spinal cord injury. I also hope to apply my bilingual language skills to better...

Glennan Fellowship for Mixed-Reality Anatomy Teaching Methods

We are excited to announce that Dr. Mulheren has received a Glennan Fellowship for the project "Mixed-Reality Anatomical Models in Communication Sciences"! The aim of the project is to develop interactive lectures using mixed-reality anatomical models for COSI 325: Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Science. 

Encompass Health Grant and W. P. Jones Award for Multisite Study

BiSC Lab will be collaborating on a multisite study, "Determining an optimal delivery method for tongue strengthening during swallowing rehabilitation: Building a framework for clinical practice." This study is funded by Encompass Health and headed by principal investigator Dr. Sarah Szynkiewicz at Samford University. Co-investigators include Dr. Erin Kamarunas...