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International Experts Meet to Explore New Treatments for Dystonia Using Brain-Computer Interfaces

September 10, 2020

Mass Eye and Ear researchers Dr. Kristina Simonyan and Dr. Davide Valeriani were awarded a grant from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University to organize a virtual seminar on September 10-11, 2020, which explored Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) for transforming the treatment of dystonia. The seminar (by...

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Boston Speech Motor Control Symposium Award

June 21, 2019
Laura de Lima Xavier, MD, won the Best Poster Design Award at the Boston Speech Motor Contorl Symposium for her poster: "Sex differences and asymmetries in cortical thickness within the speech production network" on June 21, 2019, Boston, MA.
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Organization for Human Brain Mapping Award

June 13, 2019
Davide Valeriani, PhD, won the People’s Choice Abstract Award for the poster: “Automatic Diagnosis of Spasmodic Dysphonia with Structural MRI and Machine Learning” presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) on June 9-13, 2019, in Rome, Italy. 
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Children's Choice Poster Award

June 12, 2019
Sandra Hanekamp won the (PI's) Children's Choice Poster Award for her poster: "The structural connectome of isolated task-specific focal dystonia", which she presented at the annual meeting of the Ogranization for Human Brain Mapping, June 9-13, 2019 in Rome, Italy. 
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American Laryngological Association Award

May 1, 2019

Alexis Worthley, BA, won the Outstanding Paper Award and the Travel Award by the American Laryngological Association (ALA) for the presentation: "A separation of innate and learned vocal behaviors defines the symptomatology of spasmodic dysphonia".

She delivered her talk at the COSM-ALA meeting on May 1-3, 2019 in Austin, TX.

Dr. Simonyan has been named an Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders

February 12, 2019
Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders focuses on scientific investigations into the diagnosis, evaluation and management of patients with involuntary movement disorders. The journal reviews, illustrates and emphasizes clinical phenomenology as an indispensable tool for diagnosis and application of translational medicine to movement disorders. Topics covered in the journal include Parkinson's disease, tremor, dystonia, chorea, myoclonus... Read more about Dr. Simonyan has been named an Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders