Recent Publications

Stockbridge, M. D., Walker, A., Matchin, W., Breining, B. L., Fridriksson, J., Hillis, A. E., & Hickok, G. (2020). A double dissociation between plural and possessive “s”: Evidence from the Morphosyntactic Generation test. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 1-8.
Meier, E. L., Sheppard, S. M., Goldberg, E. B., Head, C. R., Ubellacker, D. M., Walker, A., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). Naming errors and dysfunctional tissue metrics predict language recovery after acute left hemisphere stroke. Neuropsychologia, 107651.
Fabian, R., Bunker, L., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). Is Aphasia Treatment Beneficial for the Elderly? A Review of Recent Evidence. Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports, 1-15.
Meier, E. L., Breining, B. L., Sheppard, S. M., Goldberg, E. B., Tippett, D. C., Tsapkini, K., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2020). White matter hyperintensities contribute to language deficits in primary progressive aphasia. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 33(3), 179-191.
Keator, L. M., Faria, A. V., Kim, K. T., Saxena, S., Wright, A. E., Sheppard, S. M., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2020). An efficient bedside measure yields prognostic implications for language recovery in acute stroke patients. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, 33(3), 192-200.
de Aguiar, V., Zhao, Y., Ficek, B. N., Webster, K., Rofes, A., Wendt, H., ... & Tsapkini, K. (2020). Cognitive and language performance predicts effects of spelling intervention and tDCS in primary progressive aphasia. Cortex, 124, 66-84.
Faria, A. V., Meyer, A., Friedman, R., Tippett, D. C., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). Baseline MRI associates with later naming status in primary progressive aphasia. Brain and Language, 201, 104723.
Hillis, A. E. (2020). Developments in treating the nonmotor symptoms of stroke. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 567-576.
Keser, Z., Hillis, A. E., Schulz, P. E., Hasan, K. M., & Nelson, F. M. (2020). Frontal aslant tracts as correlates of lexical retrieval in MS. Neurological research, 1-6.
Keser, Z., Meier, E. L., Stockbridge, M. D., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). The role of microstructural integrity of major language pathways in narrative speech in the first year after stroke. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 29(9), 105078.
Keser, Z., Sebastian, R., Hasan, K. M., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). Right hemispheric homologous language pathways negatively predicts poststroke naming recovery. Stroke, 51(3), 1002-1005.
Meyer, A. M., Snider, S. F., McGowan, S. A., Tippett, D. C., Hillis, A. E., & Friedman, R. B. (2020). Grammatical ability predicts relative action naming impairment in primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 34(6), 643-653.
Odolil, A., Wright, A. E., Keator, L. M., Sheppard, S. M., Breining, B., Tippett, D. C., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). Leukoaraiosis severity predicts rate of decline in primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 34(3), 365-375.
Sheppard, S. M., Keator, L. M., Breining, B. L., Wright, A. E., Saxena, S., Tippett, D. C., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). Right hemisphere ventral stream for emotional prosody identification: Evidence from acute stroke. Neurology, 94(10), e1013-e1020.
Spell, L. A., Richardson, J. D., Basilakos, A., Stark, B. C., Teklehaimanot, A., Hillis, A. E., & Fridriksson, J. (2020). Developing, Implementing, and Improving Assessment and Treatment Fidelity in Clinical Aphasia Research. American journal of speech-language pathology, 29(1), 286-298.
Suarez, A., Saxena, S., Oishi, K., Oishi, K., Walker, A., Rorden, C., & Hillis, A. E. (2020). Influence of age, lesion volume, and damage to dorsal versus ventral streams to viewer-and stimulus-centered hemispatial neglect in acute right hemisphere stroke. Cortex, 126, 73-82.
Themistocleous, C., Ficek, B., Webster, K., den Ouden, D. B., Hillis, A. E., & Tsapkini, K. (2020). Automatic subtyping of individuals with Primary Progressive Aphasia. bioRxiv.
Tippett, D. C., & Hillis, A. E. (2020, June). Ethical and practical challenges of the communication and behavioral manifestations of primary progressive aphasia. In Seminars in Speech and Language (Vol. 41, No. 03, pp. 249-256). Thieme Medical Publishers.
Berube, S., & Hillis, A. E. (2019). Advances and innovations in aphasia treatment trials. Stroke, 50(10), 2977-2984.
Berube, S., Nonnemacher, J., Demsky, C., Glenn, S., Saxena, S., Wright, A., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2019). Stealing cookies in the twenty-first century: measures of spoken narrative in healthy versus speakers with aphasia. American journal of speech-language pathology, 28(1S), 321-329.
Blauwendraat, C., Pletnikova, O., Geiger, J. T., Murphy, N. A., Abramzon, Y., Rudow, G., ... & Rosenthal, L. S. (2019). Genetic analysis of neurodegenerative diseases in a pathology cohort. Neurobiology of aging, 76, 214-e1.
Bonilha, L., Hillis, A. E., Wilmskoetter, J., Hickok, G., Basilakos, A., Munsell, B., ... & Fridriksson, J. (2019). Neural structures supporting spontaneous and assisted (entrained) speech fluency. Brain, 142(12), 3951-3962.
den Ouden, D. B., Malyutina, S., Basilakos, A., Bonilha, L., Gleichgerrcht, E., Yourganov, G., ... & Fridriksson, J. (2019). Cortical and structural‐connectivity damage correlated with impaired syntactic processing in aphasia. Human brain mapping, 40(7), 2153-2173.
Keator, L. M., Wright, A. E., Saxena, S., Kim, K., Demsky, C., Sebastian, R., ... & Tippett, D. C. (2019). Distinguishing logopenic from semantic & nonfluent variant primary progressive aphasia: Patterns of linguistic and behavioral correlations. Neurocase, 25(3-4), 98-105.
Stockbridge, M. D., Berube, S., Goldberg, E., Suarez, A., Mace, R., Ubellacker, D., & Hillis, A. E. (2019). Differences in linguistic cohesion within the first year following right-and left-hemisphere lesions. Aphasiology, 1-15.
Tippett, D. C., Breining, B., Goldberg, E., Meier, E., Sheppard, S. M., Sherry, E., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2019). Visuomotor figure construction and visual figure delayed recall and recognition in primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 1-15.
Wilmskoetter, J., Marebwa, B., Basilakos, A., Fridriksson, J., Rorden, C., Stark, B. C., ... & Bonilha, L. (2019). Long-range fibre damage in small vessel brain disease affects aphasia severity. Brain, 142(10), 3190-3201.
Bahouth, M. N., Gaddis, A., Hillis, A. E., & Gottesman, R. F. (2018). Pilot study of volume contracted state and hospital outcome after stroke. Neurology: Clinical Practice, 8(1), 21-26
Dalton, S. G. H., Shultz, C., Henry, M. L., Hillis, A. E., & Richardson, J. D. (2018). Describing phonological paraphasias in three variants of primary progressive aphasia. American journal of speech-language pathology, 27(1S), 336-349.
Faria, A. V., Race, D., Kim, K., & Hillis, A. E. (2018). The eyes reveal uncertainty about object distinctions in semantic variant primary progressive aphasia. Cortex, 103, 372-381.
Ficek, B. N., Wang, Z., Zhao, Y., Webster, K. T., Desmond, J. E., Hillis, A. E., ... & Tsapkini, K. (2018). The effect of tDCS on functional connectivity in primary progressive aphasia. NeuroImage: Clinical, 19, 703-715.
Fridriksson, J., den Ouden, D. B., Hillis, A. E., Hickok, G., Rorden, C., Basilakos, A., ... & Bonilha, L. (2018). Anatomy of aphasia revisited. Brain, 141(3), 848-862.
Hillis, A. E., Beh, Y. Y., Sebastian, R., Breining, B., Tippett, D. C., Wright, A., ... & Yourganov, G. (2018). Predicting recovery in acute poststroke aphasia. Annals of neurology, 83(3), 612-622.
Long, C., Sebastian, R., Faria, A. V., & Hillis, A. E. (2018). Longitudinal imaging of reading and naming recovery after stroke. Aphasiology, 32(7), 839-854.
Marsh, E. B., Lawrence, E., Hillis, A. E., Chen, K., Gottesman, R. F., & Llinas, R. H. (2018). Pre-stroke employment results in better patient-reported outcomes after minor stroke: Short title: Functional outcomes after minor stroke. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 165, 38-42.
McKinnon, E. T., Fridriksson, J., Basilakos, A., Hickok, G., Hillis, A. E., Spampinato, M. V., ... & Bonilha, L. (2018). Types of naming errors in chronic post-stroke aphasia are dissociated by dual stream axonal loss. Scientific reports, 8(1), 1-12.
Patel, S., Oishi, K., Wright, A., Sutherland-Foggio, H., Saxena, S., Sheppard, S. M., & Hillis, A. E. (2018). Right hemisphere regions critical for expression of emotion through prosody. Frontiers in neurology, 9, 224.
Sebastian, R., Thompson, C. B., Wang, N. Y., Wright, A., Meyer, A., Friedman, R. B., ... & Tippett, D. C. (2018). Patterns of decline in naming and semantic knowledge in primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 32(9), 1010-1030.
Shahid, H., Sebastian, R., Tippett, D. C., Saxena, S., Wright, A., Hanayik, T., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2018, February). Regional brain dysfunction associated with semantic errors in comprehension. In Seminars in speech and language (Vol. 39, No. 01, pp. 079-086). Thieme Medical Publishers.
Tippett, D. C., Godin, B. R., Oishi, K., Oishi, K., Davis, C., Gomez, Y., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2018, February). Impaired recognition of emotional faces after stroke involving right amygdala or insula. In Seminars in speech and language (Vol. 39, No. 01, pp. 087-100). Thieme Medical Publishers.
Trupe, L. A., Mulheren, R. W., Tippett, D., Hillis, A. E., & González-Fernández, M. (2018). Neural Mechanisms of Swallowing Dysfunction and Apraxia of Speech in Acute Stroke. Dysphagia, 33(5), 610-615.
Tsapkini, K., Webster, K. T., Ficek, B. N., Desmond, J. E., Onyike, C. U., Rapp, B., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2018). Electrical brain stimulation in different variants of primary progressive aphasia: A randomized clinical trial. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions, 4, 461-472.
Wright, A., Saxena, S., Sheppard, S. M., & Hillis, A. E. (2018). Selective impairments in components of affective prosody in neurologically impaired individuals. Brain and cognition, 124, 29-36.
Wright, A., Tippett, D., Saxena, S., Sebastian, R., Breining, B., Faria, A., & Hillis, A. E. (2018). Leukoaraiosis is independently associated with naming outcome in poststroke aphasia. Neurology, 91(6), e526-e532.
Agis, D., & Hillis, A. E. (2017). The cart before the horse: when cognitive neuroscience precedes cognitive neuropsychology. Cognitive neuropsychology, 34(7-8), 420-429.
Bonilha, L., Hillis, A. E., Hickok, G., Den Ouden, D. B., Rorden, C., & Fridriksson, J. (2017). Temporal lobe networks supporting the comprehension of spoken words. Brain, 140(9), 2370-2380.
Del Gaizo, J., Fridriksson, J., Yourganov, G., Hillis, A. E., Hickok, G., Misic, B., ... & Bonilha, L. (2017). Mapping language networks using the structural and dynamic brain connectomes. Eneuro, 4(5).
Hillis, A. E., Rorden, C., & Fridriksson, J. (2017). Brain regions essential for word comprehension: Drawing inferences from patients. Annals of neurology, 81(6), 759.
Kim, E. H., Chien, J. H., Liu, C. C., Oishi, K., Oishi, K., Sebastian, R., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2017). Stroke of bad luck?. Neurocase, 23(1), 70-78.
Meyer, A. M., Faria, A. V., Tippett, D. C., Hillis, A. E., & Friedman, R. B. (2017). The relationship between baseline volume in temporal areas and post-treatment naming accuracy in primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology, 31(9), 1059-1077.
Purcell, J., Sebastian, R., Leigh, R., Jarso, S., Davis, C., Posner, J., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2017). Recovery of orthographic processing after stroke: A longitudinal fMRI study. Cortex, 92, 103-118.
Shahid, H., Sebastian, R., Schnur, T. T., Hanayik, T., Wright, A., Tippett, D. C., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2017). Important considerations in lesion‐symptom mapping: Illustrations from studies of word comprehension. Human brain mapping, 38(6), 2990-3000.
Tippett, D. C., Thompson, C. B., Demsky, C., Sebastian, R., Wright, A., & Hillis, A. E. (2017). Differentiating between subtypes of primary progressive aphasia and mild cognitive impairment on a modified version of the Frontal Behavioral Inventory. PloS one, 12(8), e0183212.
Tsapkini, K., Webster, K., Ficek, B. N., Desmond, J., Onyike, C., Rapp, B., ... & Hillis, A. E. (2017). Transcranial direct current stimulation in primary progressive aphasia: Whom does it help?. Brain Stimulation: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation, 10(4), e40.