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CSL News and Research in the Media

November 2016

Guinevere Eden received the Leadership in Research Award at Georgetown University Medical Center's ninth annual Convocation Award Ceremony from President DeGioia.

CSL research featured on NPR's "How Science is Rewiring The Dyslexic Brain."

Researchers Study What Makes Dyslexic Brains Different

Raising a Child With Dyslexia: 3 Things Parents Can Do

Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named

'B' And 'D' Learning Process Debunkes Dyslexia Jumbled-Letters Myth

October 2016

Guinevere Eden received the Norman Geschwind Award from the International Dyslexia Assocation at IDA's Annual International Conference in Orlando, Fl.

September 2016

Cameron McKay received 1st place for his oral presentation at Student Research Day in 2016.

Gabrielle-Ann Torre received 1st place for her poster presentation at Student Research Day in 2016.

Sikoya Ashburn was selected as a Neuroscience Scholars Program Associate and Edith Brignoni-Perez was selected as a Neuroscience Scholars Program Fellow by the Society for Neuroscience.

June 2016

Edith Brignoni-Perez was selected as a summer fellow for the 2016 Mortimer D. Sackler Summer Institute in Developmental Psychobiology and Sikoya Ashburn was selected as a summer fellow for the 2016 Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience.

May 2016

Guinevere Eden provided testimony for the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Senate, Washington, DC (read more here). Pictured below: Dr. Eden with Senator Elizabeth Warren and dyslexia spokesperson Ameer Baraka.

July 2015

Ted Turesky becomes Board Member of American Tinnitus Association (ATA).

June 2015

Edith Brignoni-Perez and Gabrielle-Ann Torre were selected as summer fellows for the 2015 Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience.

May 2015

Guinevere Eden recently funded by a $2,857,767 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, a part of the National Institutes of Health.

January 2014

Less Brain Tissue Not to Blame for Reading Difficulties

June 2013

Georgetown Conducts Groundbreaking Dyslexia Research

Other Links:

The Application of Basic Science Research on Reading, Math Disabilities

Bilingual people have more grey matter than those who only know their mother tongue

Dyslexic Brain May Solve Some Math Problems in a Roundabout Way

The Science of Dyslexia (House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)

Dr. Eden's testimony (full text)
Webcast of the hearing

Researchers Work To Better Understand Brains Of Deaf Language Learners (WAMU 88.5 Metro Connection radio interview)

Reading Experience May Change the Brains of Dyslexic Students (New York Times, Motherlode blog)

Experience, Not Genes, May Form Dyslexics' Grey Matter (Bioscience Technology)


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