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Publications:

De Nil, L. F. (2004). Recent developments in brain imaging research in stuttering. In: Maassen, B., Peters, H. & Kent, R. (eds.), Speech motor control in normal and disordered speech(pp. 113-137). Oxford University Press

De Nil, L. F., Kroll, R. M. Lafaille, S. J. & Houle, S. (2003). A positron emission tomography study of short and long term treatment effects on functional brain activation in adults who stutter. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 28, 357-380.

De Nil, L. F. (2003, May 26). What causes stuttering [Ask the experts: Biology]. Scientific American [Online], Available: http://www.sciam.com/askexpert_question.cfm?articleID=00003C9F-EFAB-1ECC-8E1C809EC588EF21&catID=3

Bosshardt, H. G., Ballmer, W., & De Nil, L. F. (2002). Effects of category and rhyme decisions on sentence production. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 45, 844-857.

De Nil, L. F. & Lafaille, S. J. (2002). Jaw and finger movement accuracy under visual and non-visual feedback conditions. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 95, 1129-1140.

De Nil, L. F. (2001). Recent developments in brain imaging research in stuttering. In: B. Maassen, W. Hulstijn, R. Kent, H. F. M. Peters, P. H. M. M. van Lieshout (Eds.), Speech Motor Control in Normal and Disordered Speech. Proceedings of the Fourth International Speech Motor Conference (pp. 150-156).  Nijmegen: Uitgeverij Vantilt.

De Nil, L. F. & Bosshardt, H. -G (2001). Studying stuttering from a neurological and cognitive information processing perspective. In: H. -G. Bosshardt, J. S. Yaruss, & H. F. M. Peters (Eds.), Stuttering: Research, Therapy, and Self-Help. Proceedings of the Third World Congress on Fluency Disorders.  Nijmegen: Nijmegen University Press.

De Nil, L. F. & Kroll, R. M. (2001). Understanding the neural basis of treatment using positron emission tomography. In: H. -G. Bosshardt, J. S. Yaruss, & H. F. M. Peters (Eds.), Stuttering: Research, Therapy, and Self-Help. Proceedings of the Third World Congress on Fluency Disorders.  Nijmegen: Nijmegen University Press.

De Nil, L. F. & Kroll, R. M. (2001). Searching for the neural basis of stuttering treatment outcome: Recent neuroimaging studies. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 15(1&2), 163-168.

De Nil, L. F., Kroll, R. M. & Houle, S. (2001). Functional neuroimaging of cerebellar activation during single word reading and verb generation in stuttering and nonstuttering adults. Neuroscience Letters, 302(2-3), 77-80.

Loucks, T. M. J., & De Nil, L. F. (2001). The effects of masseter tendon vibration on non-speech oral movements and vowel gestures. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 44(2), 306-316.

Loucks, T. M. J. & De Nil, L. F.  (2001). Oral kinesthetic deficit in stuttering evaluated by movement accuracy and tendon vibration. In: B. Maassen, W. Hulstijn, R. Kent, H. F. M. Peters, P. H. M. M. van Lieshout (Eds.), Speech Motor Control in Normal and Disordered Speech. Proceedings of the Fourth International Speech Motor Conference (pp. 307-310).   Nijmegen: Uitgeverij Vantilt.

De Nil, L. F. & Kroll, R.M. (2000). Nieuwe inzichten in de rol van de hersenen tijdens het stotteren van volwassenen aan de hand van recent onderzoek met Positron Emission Tomography (PET) [New insights in the role of the brain in stuttering in adults based on recent investigations using Positron Emission Tomography (PET)]. Signaal, 9(32), pp. 13-20.

De Nil, L. F. & Kroll, R. M. (2000, Summer). Research using PET scans identifies neural bases of stuttering and its treatment. Stuttering Foundation of America Newsletter, 2.

De Nil, L. F., Kroll, R. M., Kapur, S. & Houle, S. (2000). A positron emission tomography study of silent and oral single word reading in stuttering and nonstuttering adults. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 43(3), 1038-1053.

Archibald, L. M. & De Nil, L. F. (1999). The relationship between stuttering severity and kinesthetic acuity for jaw movements in adult stutterers. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 24 (1), 25-42.

De Nil, L. F. (1999). Uncovering the neural basis of stuttering: Recent contributions from functional neuroimaging. In: E. Manders, D.Lembrechts, P. Bastijns (eds.). Stotteren. Recente Inzichten.[Stuttering. Recent Insights] (pp. 75-92). ACCO, Leuven/Amersfoort, 75-92.

De Nil, L. F. (1999). Stuttering: A neurophysiological perspective. In: N. Bernstein Ratner & E. C. Healey (eds.), Stuttering research and practice: Bridging the gap (pp. 85-102). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

De Nil, L. F. (1999). Speaking Out: Is stuttering a speech disorder. ASHA, 41, (2), 10-11 (invited commentary).

De Nil, L. F. (1999). Nature and treatment of stuttering. New directions (Curlee & Siegel, Allyn & Bacon, 1997). Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (invited review).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). Language and speech processes: Two worlds apart? In: C. Healey & H. F. M. Peters (eds.), Proceedings of the Second World Congress on Fluency Disorders (pp. 24-28). Nijmegen: Nijmegen University Press.

De Nil, L. F. (1998). Some thoughts about the multidimensional nature of stuttering from a neurophysiological perspective. First International Stuttering Awareness Online Conference. [Online], Available: http://www.mankato.msus.edu/dept/comdis/isad/papers/tds/deniltd98.html

Kroll, R. M. & De Nil, L. F. (1998). Positron emission tomography studies of stuttering: Their relationship to our theoretical and clinical understanding of the disorder. Journal of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology,22(4), 261-270.

 

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Sasisekaran, J. & De Nil, L. F. (2003). Phoneme and auditory monitoring skills in persons who stutter. Presentation at the International Fluency Association Conference, Montreal, Quebec (August).

Smits-Bandstra, S. M. & De Nil, L. F. (2003). Motor learning of speech and non-speech tasks in persons who stutter. Poster presented at the International Fluency Association Conference, Montreal, Quebec (August).

Smits-Bandstra, S. M. & De Nil, L. F. (2003).  Motor learning impairment: A possible causal variable in stuttering.  Poster presented at the Canadian Association of  Speech pathologists and Audiologists Conference, Saint John’s, Newfoundland (May).

De Nil, L. F. (2002). Stotteren.... 't zit toch maar allemaal in je hoofd!! Rotterdam, Netherlands (March). Session 1, Session 2, Session 3, Session 4, Session 5. 

De Nil, L.F. (2001). Clinical applications from neuroimaging. Invited panel participant, Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, U.S.A. (November).

De Nil, L.F. (2001). Stuttering etiology & diagnostic codes: Researchers’ reflections. Invited panel participant, Annual   Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, U.S.A. (November).

De Nil, L. F. & Kroll, R. M. (2001). Recent advances in the study of the neural bases of stuttering using functional imaging.  25th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics. Montreal, Canada (August).

Loucks, T. M. J. & De Nil, L. F. (2001). Deficient proprioception in stuttering: Effect and mechanism. 25th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics. Montreal, Canada (August).

Sasisekaren, J. & De Nil, L. F. (2001). Dichotic listening in persons who stutter: Evidence for a multifactorial nature of stuttering.  25th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics. Montreal, Canada (August).

De Nil, L. F. (2001). Functional neuroimaging of stuttering: Are we asking the right questions using the right tools? 4th International Nijmegen Speech Motor Conference: Speech Motor Control in Normal and Disordered Speech, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (Keynote Speaker) (July).

De Nil, L. F. (2001). What current brain research tell us about stuttering. International Conference on Stuttering, International Stuttering Association and University of Ghent, Belgium (Keynote Speaker) (June).

De Nil, L. F. (2001). Looking inside the stuttering brain. Recent functional neuroimaging research in speech disorders. Toronto Western Research Institute Seminar Series, Toronto. (April).

De Nil, L. F. (2000). Searching for the neural basis of stuttering using functional neuroimaging and kinematic approach. School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill University, (December).

De Nil, L. F. (2000). Speech planning and speech motor determinants of stuttering. Invited panel participant, Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Washington, DC (November).

De Nil, L. F. (2000). Future directions in stuttering research and treatment. Invited panel participant, Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Washington, DC (November).

De Nil, L. F., & Bosshardt, H.-G. (2000). Dual-task language processing in persons who stutter: An fMRI study. 3rd World Congress on Fluency Disorders, Nyborg, Denmark (August).

De Nil, L. F., & Kroll, R. M., (2000). Functional neuroimaging studies in stuttering: Theoretical and clinical speculations. 3rd World Congress on Fluency Disorders, Nyborg, Denmark (August).

Kroll, R. M. & De Nil, L. F. (2000). Clinical and neuroimaging studies of stuttering: Referral guidelines for drug therapy. Oral presentation given at the XXII Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum, Brussels, Belgium (July).

De Nil, L. F. (2000). Stuttering and therapies. Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto (June).

De Nil, L. F. (2000). New approaches to the search for the enigma behind the riddle inside the maze called stuttering. Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto. (May).

De Nil, L. F., & Kroll, R. M. (2000). Neural processes in stuttering: A neuroimaging study. The Tri-Joint Congress, Toronto, Canada. (May).

Loucks, T. M. J. & De Nil, L. F. (2000). Tendon vibration effects on oral motor control in stutterers. The Tri-Joint Congress, Toronto, Canada. (May).

De Nil, L.F. (2000). Recent advances in the understanding of neural processes in stuttering. Department of Speech-Language Pathology, Erinoak Hospital, Ontario Association of Audiologists and Speech-Lauguage Pathologists, Mississauga, Canada (April).

De Nil, L.F. (2000). Functional neuroimaging of speech disorders. Neuropsychiatry Rounds, University Health Network, Toronto (April).

De Nil, L.F. (2000). Recent advances in the understanding of neural processes in stuttering. Catholic Higher Education Institute, Ghent, Belgium (March).

De Nil, L. F. (2000) Cerebellar functions during stuttering. Cerebellar Functions Research Laboratory, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada  (March).

Loucks, T. M. J., & De Nil, L. F. (2000). Tendon vibration effects on speech and oral motor control in people who stutter. Poster presented at the Conference on Motor Speech, San Antonio, TX (February).

De Nil, L.F. (1999). Neural effects of intensive treatment of stuttering in adults: A PET investigation. Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto (December).

De Nil, L. F., Kroll, R. M. & Houle, S. (1999). Cerebellar activation in stuttering speakers; Observation from recent neuroimaging studies. Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Francisco, CA (November).

De Nil, L. F., Kroll, R. M., McIntosh, A. R., & Houle, S. (1999). Neural effects of intensive treatment of stuttering in adults: A PET investigation. Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Francisco, CA (November).

Kroll, R. M., De Nil, L. F., & Houle, S. (1999). Towards a scientific understanding of stuttering and treatment: PET scan studies. Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Francisco, CA (November).

De Nil, L.F. (1999). New insights in stuttering from research brain research. International Stuttering Awareness Day Conference, Toronto, Canada (October).

De Nil, L. F., Kroll, R. M., & Houle, S. (1999). Searching for neural mechanisms underlying fluency treatment outcome: Recent neuroimaging findings. Oxford University, London, England (July).

De Nil, L. F. (1999). Recent research in stuttering. Annual Meeting of the Speech Motor Group. Picton, Ontario, Canada (June).

De Nil, L. F. (1999). Searching for the neurobiological basis of stuttering. Recent functional neuroimaging studies. Neuroscience Rounds. Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada (June).

De Nil, L. F., Kroll, R. M., & Houle, S. (1999). Searching for the neural basis of stuttering treatment outcome: Recent neuroimaging studies. 7th Annual Conference of the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association, Montreal, Canada (May).

De Nil, L. F. (1999). Functional neuroimaging research into the neural bases of stuttering: Theoretical and clinical implications. International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Annual Meeting. Montreal, Canada (May).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). Is it all in the head? Functional neuroimaging research on stuttering with some preliminary thoughts on clinical implications. Michael Palin Institute for Stammering Treatment. London, England. (November). [Workshop].

De Nil, L. F. (1998). De neurologische basis van stotteren: Recente inzichten vanuit de medische beeldvorming. [The neurological basis of stuttering: Recent findings from functional neuroimaging research]. Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (November).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). De functie van kinesthetische gewaarwording in de motorische controle van de spraak in vloeiende en stotterende sprekers. [Sensorimotor processes in stuttering and the role of kinesthesia in speech motor control]. Department of Logopedics, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (November).

De Nil, L. F., Kroll, R. M., & Houle, S. (1998). A PET study of neural activation changes following stuttering treatment. Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Antonio, TX (November).

Loucks, T. M. J. & De Nil, L. F. (1998). Oral movement accuracy and reaction time in people who stutter. Annual Conference of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Antonio, TX (November).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). Stuttering and the Brain. Observations - Interpretations – Speculations. Annual Convention of the Canadian Association of People who Stutter, St. Catherines, Ontario (October).

Kroll, R. M., De Nil, L. F., & Houle, S. (1998). Clinical issues in stuttering: Implications from current research findings. Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada (October).

De Nil, L. F., Kroll, R. M. & Houle, S. (1998). A positron emission tomography study of treatment-related changes in brain activation patterns following a three-week intensive intervention program for stuttering adults. Poster presented at the 4th International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain. Montreal, Canada (June).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). Neuroimaging research in stuttering –An overview for physicians. Orlando Health Care Centre. Orlando, FL. (February).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). Functional neuroimaging and stuttering: Theoretical and clinical implications. Central State University, Orlando, FL. (February).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). A neurophysiological perspective on stuttering. Department of Communicative Disorders, Central State University, Orlando, FL. (February).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). Strategies for grant applications in speech-language pathology. Department of Communicative Disorders, Central State University, Orlando, FL. (February).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). Gender differences in oral and non-oral movement accuracy. Speech Motor Control Conference, Tuscon, AZ. (January).

De Nil, L. F. (1998). Differences between stuttering and nonstuttering adults in oral and non-oral movement accuracy. Poster presented at the Speech Motor Control Conference, Tuscon, AZ. (January).

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