Grants

NIH NIA AG055365 (CO-I)                 09/15/17-05/31/22

Neuroplasticity in auditory aging


NIH NIDCD R01 (CO-I)                  09/01/16-08/31/21
Optimizing bilateral and single-sided deafness cochlear implants for functioning in complex auditory environments 


NIH NIDCD R01 (CO-I)                  07/01/15-06/30/20
Temporal processing and speech understanding in older cochlear implantees


NIH NIDCD R21 (PI)                  09/01/16-08/31/19
Age-related changes in neural encoding and perception of temporal speech cues


University of Maryland (PI)                  06/01/16-05/31/17
Use of auditory evoked potentials to improve early diagnosis of language impairment


American Hearing Research Foundation (PI)                  01/01/16-12/31/16
Effects of aging, hearing loss, and hearing aid compression settings on midbrain processing of temporal speech contrasts


University of Maryland (PI)                  06/01/15-05/31/16
Neurodegenerative effects of aging on auditory temporal processing


University of Maryland Division of Research Tier 2 Seed Grant (Co-investigator)                  07/01/15-06/30/16
Neuroplasticity in Auditory Aging


Brain Behavior Initiative (Co-PI)                  04/01/16-03/31/17
Understanding the effect of age and duration of deafness on speech recognition in Cochlear Implant users


University of Maryland Graduate School Research and Scholarship Award                  06/01/16-08/31/16
Effects of hearing loss on neural encoding of speech in noise


Hearing Health Foundation Emerging Research Grant (PI)                  07/01/14-06/30/15
Neural adaptation in hearing aid users


Advance Interdisciplinary and Engaged Research Seed Grant (PI)       04/01/14-03/31/15
Effects of aging on speech-in-noise processing in the auditory cortex and midbrain

 

Awards

 

New Investigator Award, American Auditory Society (2016), Awarded to Samira Anderson, PI

“Rising Star”, U13 Bedside-to-Bench Conference Series: Sensory Impairment and Cognitive Decline, Awarded to Samira Anderson, PI


Student Awards

 

New Investigator Award, American Auditory Society (2018), Awarded to Hanin Karawani, Post-doctoral fellow

Mentored Student Presentation Award, American Auditory Society (2018), Awarded to Eve Kronzek, Au.D. student

Travel Award, Aging and Speech Communication Conference (2017), Awarded to Lindsey Roque, Au.D. student

Travel Award, Goldhaber Award (2017), Awarded to Lindsey Roque, Au.D. student

Research award, MCM Fund for Student Research Excellence (2017), Awarded to Au.D. student Amber Frazier for her capstone project

Graduate School Dean's fellowship (2016), Awarded to Kate Bostic, Ph.D. student

Travel Award, Goldhaber Award (2016), Awarded to Alessandro Presacco, Ph.D. student

Mentored Student Presentation Award, American Auditory Society (2016), Awarded to Calli Fodor, Au.D. student

NIH-funded pre-doctoral training fellowship (2015), awarded to Alessandro Presacco, Ph.D. student, by the Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing (C-CEBH) 

Research award, MCM Fund for Student Research Excellence (2015), Awarded to Ph.D. student Alessandro Presacco for his dissertation

Mentored Student Presentation Award, American Auditory Society (2015), Awarded to Kimberly Jenkins, Au.D. student

Research award, MCM Fund for Student Research Excellence (2014), Awarded to Au.D. student Robert Ellis for his capstone project


Representative at the Universitas 21 Graduate Research Conference 2014: Celebrating Ageing Research, Awarded to Alessandro Presacco, Ph.D. student

International Graduate School Fellowship (2014), Awarded to Alessandro Presacco, Ph.D. student

Travel Award, Academy Research Conference, American Academy of Audiology (2014), Awarded to Kim Jenkins, Au.D. student

Mentored Student Presentation Award, American Auditory Society (2014), Awarded to Alessandro Presacco, Ph.D. student

Travel Award, Association for Research in Otolaryngology (2014),  Awarded to Alessandro Presacco, Ph.D. student

Travel Award, Goldhaber Award (2014), Awarded to Rachel Lieberman, Au.D. student

Research award, MCM Fund for Student Research Excellence (2013), Awarded to Au.D. student Kathryn Miles Jackson for her capstone project

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