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Laboratory for the Study of Upper Airway Dysfunction

UAD lab members to present at Dysphagia Research Society Meeting

We’re going to Baltimore!

All of the UAD lab’s submissions to the Dysphagia Research Society meeting were accepted for presentation. Dr. Sarah Perry is presenting two platform presentations: The influence of tongue strength on oral bolus preparation, swallowing efficiency, and airway invasion in Parkinson’s disease(Perry, S., Sevitz, J., Curtis, J., Troche, M.) and Attentional resource allocation and cough reflex sensitivity in healthy young individuals(Perry, S., Troche, M.). PhD candidate James Curtis is presenting 2 posters: Liquid Barium Enhances the Detection of Penetration and Aspiration During Flexible Endoscopic Evaluations of Swallowing (Curtis, J., Perry, S., Troche, M.) and Superior and Anterior Hyoid Displacement During Swallowing in Non-Dysphagic Individuals (Curtis J., Langenstein, J., Schneider, S.).  Dr. Troche will be presenting an invited presentation at the DRS post-graduate course entitled Clinical Reasoning in a Patient with Neurologic Dysphagia.

The annual Dysphagia Research Society meeting is designed for a variety of clinicians and researchers with focus on the research surrounding the management of swallowing disorders in diverse populations and throughout the lifespan. The 2018 meeting will take place in Baltimore, MD on March 15-17, 2018.