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Students, Prepare for Your Final Class! The Iron Chef Dysphagia Challenge

Read about how the Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD) program within the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development turned complex food requirements for people suffering with dysphagia into an engaging collaborative celebration.

Read story: http://bit.ly/19aUhdS



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Recruiting: Baltimore-Area Stroke Patients for Swallowing Rehabilitation Study

Study participants will be reimbursed up to $200.

Call (410) 502-4064 or email humbertlab@me.com.

humbert swallow study flyer[1]

 



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Advances in Swallowing Disorder Therapy

[Editors note: This article is about an innovative device and complimentary therapy currently under clinical trial evaluation. NFOSD’s intent in publishing this material is to alert the dysphagia community about “potential” advances in dysphagia treatment options; it is not a product or therapy endorsement. Following exposure to this device and therapy at the Dysphagia Research Society (DRS) conference in mid-March 2013, NFOSD initiated contact with Dr. Robbins. We’d like to thank her and her team for providing this information to us and our community.]

Pictured Above: Dr. Robbins with MOST® device and patient

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NFOSD e-Newsletter (April 2013)

Newsletter picThe NFOSD is excited to share with you insightful tips and innovative healing therapies, patient stories and successes, and news about our growing community. Please check back for future releases of our newsletter, or even better, sign up to automatically receive our periodic newsletters via email. We welcome you to our community.

April 2013 Issue



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Real Science; Real Hope! – Adult Stem Cell Human Tongue Infusion Initiative (Update)

On March 9, 2013 we published an article on a ground breaking swallowing treatment initiative to infuse adult stem cells into a human tongue by Christmas day 2014. [Click here to view that article].

Two days later, on March 11, 2013, we received an “A List” tour of the UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures (IRC). The NFOSD would like to thank our hosts Dr. Peter Belafsky (Phase I trial Principal Investigator), Dr. Jan Nolta (IRC director), Gerhard Bauer (Director of Good Manufacturing Practices), and Jane McClusky (tour facilitator extraordinaire).

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