Training Swallowing Initiation during Expiration: Impact on Safety and Efficiency Following Treatment for Oropharyngeal Head and Neck Cancer (NIH/NCI 1R01CA262502-01)

2022-05-02T09:43:47-05:00

This clinical trial investigates a novel swallowing treatment that trains initiation of swallowing during the expiratory phase of respiration to improve swallowing safety and efficiency. This study is actively enrolling participants. Click here to learn more information. Principal Investigator:  Dr. Bonnie Martin-Harris Co-Investigator:              Dr. Cagla Kantarcigil Collaborators:                         [...]

Clinical Impact of Respiratory-Swallow Training on Refractory Dysphagia in Oropharyngeal Head and Neck Cancer (VA 1I0RX002352-01)

2022-05-02T09:44:27-05:00

The major goal of this project is to study the impact of respiratory-swallow training, including the feasibility of adding a new home practice component, on the degree and durability of clinical outcomes essential for eating, drinking, health, and quality of life in veterans with OP HNC.  This study is actively enrolling participants. Click here to learn [...]

Data Science Applications in Communication and Swallowing Disorders (NIH/NICDC 2K24DC012801; Bracco Diagnostics)

2022-05-04T14:20:58-05:00

The major goal of this project is to train early, patient-oriented communication and swallowing scientists in big data analyses, including computer machine learning approaches. The project will uncover distinct patterns and severity of swallowing impairments in large groups of patients with high-risk medical diagnoses. Principal Investigator:  Dr. Bonnie Martin-Harris Collaborators:   Dr. [...]