Faculty speech pathology and audiology

Faculty

Name of the Faculty Research Interests
Dr.N.Shivashankar, Professor and Head Neuroaudiology including Central Auditory Processing Disorders and Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorders. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Aphasia, Dementia, Bi/Multilingualism, Ageing.
Dr. Vandana V.P., Additional Professor Neurogenic communication disorders, Cognition and Language, Dementia Dysarthria, Deep brain stimulation and speech in Parkinson’s disease, Neuroimaging of Speech and Language, Alternative and Augmentative Communication.
Dr. B. K. Yamini, Additional Professor Neurogenic communication disorders, Dysphagia, Instrumental/ Acoustic analysis of speech, Child language disorders, Fluency disorders, Neurogenic speech disorders Dementia, Speech Application development for disability population, Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD), Speech and language imaging, Pranayama in Dysarthria.
Doctoral Research Program
Candidate Guide Co-Guide Title
Mrs. Akhila Girimaji Dr. B. K. Yamini Dept. of Speech Pathology and Audiology, NIMHANS Dr. Preeti Jacob, Dept. Of CAP, NIMHANS Dr. Mariamma Philip Dept. Of Biostatistics, NIMHAS Language characteristics in preschool children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Mrs. Preetie Shetty Dr. B. K. Yamini Dept. Of Speech Pathology and Audiology, NIMHANS Dr. Ravi Yadav Dept. Of Neurology, NIMHANS Dr. Shantala Hegde, Dept. Of Clinical Psychology, NIMHANS Acoustic characteristics of voice, central auditory processing and neuro-psychological correlates in patients with Essential Tremor
Mr. Prashasti Dr. B. K. Yamini Dept. of Speech Pathology and Audiology, NIMHANS Dr. A. Nalini and Dr. Saraswathy Nashi, Department of Neurology Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder: Relationship between vowel perception and production
Mrs. Jayashree Pattanayaka Dr. Judu Ilavarasu, S-VYASA university, Bangalore. Co-guide: Dr. T M Srinivasan S-VYASA university, Bangalore. Dr. B. K. Yamini Dept. of Speech Pathology and Audiology, NIMHANS Effect of OM chanting with respect to voice signal and body vibration pattern- in healthy and depressive
Mrs. Usha Mohan B. P Dr. Judu Ilavarasu, S-VYASA university, Bangalore. Co-guide: Dr. T M Srinivasan S-VYASA university, Bangalore. Dr. B. K. Yamini & Dr. Aravind Kumar R Dept. Of Speech Pathology and Audiology, NIMHANS Effect of Bhramari Pranayama and mind wandering on Auditory and executive functions
Ongoing Research projects
Title of the Project Funded/ Non-funded Principle Investigator Co-Investigator (s)
Speech based early detection and monitoring of Neuro –Motor Disorders Funded Dr. Prasanta Kumar Ghosh, IISc. Bangalore Dr. B. K. Yamini,
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)- and exploration of a relationship Funded Dr. S. C. Girimaji, NIMHANS Dr. B. K. Yamini Dr. N. Shivashankar Dr. S. S. Meera
Neuro-imaging biomarkers to characterise neuro developmental disorders in the human brain Funded Dr. Manoj Kumar, Dept. Of NIIR, NIMHANS Dr. B. K. Yamini
Early identification and early intervention in the community in the age range 0-5 years Funded Dept of Clinical Psychology Dr. B. K. Yamini