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Gene Contributes to Poor Speech Processing and Dyslexia
Gene Contributes to Poor Speech Processing and Dyslexia
“If you have trouble hearing the sounds in your language, you will have trouble learning to read later,” said Dr. Michael Kilgard, Margaret Fonde Jonsson Professor. “Armed with this information about a genetic link, we may be able to determine who is at risk for reading problems before they have trouble — before they even start learning to read.” more >>
Amy Pinkham
Faculty Profile: Dr. Amy Pinkham
“People with schizophrenia have a really hard time functioning as part of society, and my research is focused on trying to figure out why that is,” Dr. Pinkham said. “One of the ideas is that if we can improve their social cognition, we might also be able to improve function.” more >>
Dean James Bartlett
Message from the Dean
The Bioengineering and Sciences Building (BSB) surely will accelerate our school’s leadership role in scientific research on the fundamental processes of the brain and nervous system, as well as brain-related diseases and pathologies. These are among the greatest challenges our society will face in the coming decades, writes Dr. James Bartlett, interim dean and Ashbel Smith Professor. more >>
Jackie Clark
New Role Helps Widen Scope of Audiologist’s Service to Profession
As a child, Dr. Jackie Clark, clinical professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, was taught to serve other people. Now, in a new leadership role with a major audiology professional organization, she has the opportunity to positively impact an entire field. more >>
Upcoming Events
Blue Brain
Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
“Chemobrain” with Dr. Cobi Heijnen

Friday, Sept. 16
Noon-1 p.m.
BBS Senior Launch
Senior Launch
Enjoy Mexican food, visit the photo booth and leave with a BBS T-shirt!

Thursday, Sept. 22
4-5:30 p.m.
Research & Resource Fair 2016
Research & Resource Fair 2016
Sponsored by BBS and the Center for Children and Families

Thursday, Oct. 20
2-4 p.m.
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