Antje Mefferd, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences

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Contact Info

Phone
(615) 936-5105

Email
antje.mefferd@vanderbilt.edu

Address
8310 Medical Center East

Overview of Interests

Dr. Mefferd's research mainly focuses on adults with communication disorders due to degenerative neuromuscular diseases such as Parkinson's disease,multiple sclerosis, and ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). Specifically, she is investigating the mechanisms of disease-related speech intelligibility loss as well as treatment-related speech intelligibility recovery.

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Grants

  • Tongue- and jaw-specific contributions to vowel acoustic changes: Towards a mechanistic model of speech intelligibility loss and recovery in dysarthria