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

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

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BiSC Lab Publication Tara Dickinson

Tara Dickinson graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Fall 2021 with majors in Communication Sciences and Psychology and a minor in Public Health. She is currently a Speech-Language Pathology graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh with a concentration in Voice. For her senior capstone project, Tara collected survey...

Tara, who graduated in December 2021, completed her project on SLP education in gender diverse clients. Tara, who is a current fourth year student, completed her project on genetic taster status.

Undergraduate Capstone Projects

                    What is your capstone project on and what made you interested in this subject? Theresa: My literature review focused on the effects of genetic taster status on swallowing. Before, I had heard about supertasters such as people who find chocolate extremely bitter or fruit extremely sweet, and thought that was...

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.