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Awards and Publications from our members.

NB: All CATs members are boldfaced.


2015 & in press

de Aguiar V, Bastiaanse R, & Miceli G (in press). Aphasia rehabilitation from a linguistic perspective and the role of tDCS. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie.

Hickmann M, & Soroli E (in press). From language acquisition to language pathology: Cross-linguistic perspectives. In C. Artésano & M. Jucla (eds.), Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives on Language Cognition: Towards a Comprehensive View of the Neuropsychology of Language. London: Psychology Press.

Rofes A, de Aguiar V, & Miceli G (in press). A minimal standardization setting for language mapping tests: An Italian example. Neurological Sciences, doi:10.1007/s10072-015-2192-3.

Rofes A, Capasso R, & Miceli G (in press). Verb production tasks in the measurement of communicative abilities in aphasia. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology,doi:10.1080/13803395.2015.1025709.

Szőllősi I, Lukács Á, & Zakariás L (in press). The impairment of executive functions in aphasia [in Hungarian]. Hungarian Review of Psychology.

Breitenstein C, Korsukewitz C, Baumgärtner A, Flöel A, Zwitserlood P, Dobel C, & Knecht S (2015). L-dopa does not add to the success of high-intensity language training in aphasia. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 33: 115–120.

de Aguiar V, Paolazzi C, & Miceli G. (2015). tDCS in post-stroke aphasia: The role of stimulation parameters, behavioral treatment and patient characteristics. Cortex 63: 296–316.

Horton S, Lane K, Shiggins C (2015). Supporting communication for people with aphasia in stroke rehabilitation: Transfer of training in a multidisciplinary stroke team. Aphasiology, doi: 10.1080/02687038.2014.1000819.

Humphreys I, Thomas SA, Phillips CF, & Lincoln NB (2015). Cost analysis of the Communication and Low Mood (CALM) randomised trial of behavioural therapy for stroke patients with aphasia. Clinical Rehabilitation 29: 30–41.

Kambanaros, M(in press). Verb and noun word retrieval in bilingual aphasia: A case study of language-and modality-specific levels of breakdown. International Journal of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education.

MacGregor LJ, DiFrancesco S, Pulvermüller F, Shtyrov Y, & Mohr B. (in press). Ultra-rapid access to words in chronic aphasia: The effects of intensive language action therapy (ILAT). Brain Topography.

Mohr B, DiFrancesco S, Evans S, Harrington K, & Pulvermüller F (in press). Changes of right-hemispheric activation after constraint-induced, intensive language action therapy in chronic aphasia: fMRI evidence from auditory semantic processing. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Moseley RL, Shtyrov Y, Mohr B, Lombardo MV, Baron-Cohen S, & Pulvermüller F (in press). Lost for emotion words: What motor and limbic brain activity reveals about autism and semantic theory. Neuroimage.

Scobbie L, Duncan E, Brady MC, & Wyke S (in press). Goal setting practice in services delivering community based stroke rehabilitation: A United Kingdom wide survey. Disability and Rehabilitation. Disability and Rehabilitation Sep 22, 2014: 1–8. [Epub ahead of print]


Berthier ML, García-Casares N, Walsh SF, Nabrozidis A, Ruíz de Mier RJ, Green C, Dávila G, Gutiérrez A, & Pulvermüller F (2014). Recovery from post-stroke aphasia: Lessons from brain imaging and implications for rehabilitation and biological treatments. Discovery Medicine 12(65): 275–289.

Berthier ML, Green C, Juárez R, Lara JP, & Pulvermüller F (2014). REGIA: Rehabilitación grupal intensiva de la afasia. Madrid: TEA Ediciones, S.A.

Brady MC, Ali M, Fyndanis C, Kambanaros, M, Grohmann KK, Hernández-Sacristán C, Laska A-C, & Varlokosta S on behalf of the Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists (2014). Time for a step change? Improving the efficiency, relevance, reliability, validity and transparency of aphasia rehabilitation research through core outcome measures, a common data set and improved reporting criteria. Aphasiology 28(11): 1385–1392.

Gillespie DC, Bowen A, Chung CS, Cockburn J, Knapp P, & Pollock A (2014). Rehabilitation for post-stroke cognitive impairment: An overview of recommendations arising from systematic reviews of current evidence. Clinical Rehabilitation, doi: 10.1177/0269215514538982.

Ishkhanyan B, Bastiaanse R, & Martínez-Ferreiro S (2014). Syntactic comprehension deficits in Armenian–Russian bilingual speakers with aphasia. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie 19 (s4): 43–45.

Jap BA, Martínez-Ferreiro S, & Bastiaanse R (2014). Sentence comprehension in aphasic speakers of Standard Indonesian. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie 19 (s4): 46–48.

Kambanaros M& van Steenbrugge W (2014). Lexical retrieval deficits in anomic aphasia and specific language impairment (SLI): More similar than different? Grammatical class and context effects. Linguistic Variation 19(2) [2013]: 237–256.

Llinàs M & Martínez-Ferreiro S (2014). On the presence and absence of that in aphasia. Aphasiology 28(1): 62–81.

Ludlow A, Mohr B, Whitmore A, Garagnani M, Pulvermüller F, & Gutierrez R (2014). Auditory processing and sensory behaviours in children with autism spectrum disorders as revealed by mismatch negativity. Brain and Cognition 86C: 55–63, doi: 10.1016/j.bandc.2014.01.016.

Martínez-Ferreiro S (2014). Developmental dyslexia and unaccusativity. In V. Torrens & L. Escobar (eds.), The Processing of Lexicon and Morphosyntax, pp. 149–163. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Martínez-Ferreiro S (2014). Estructura argumental en un caso de dislexia. In I. Moreno-Torres Sánchez, E. Moruno López, & S. Madrid Cánovas(eds.), Avances en Lingüística Clínica: Selección de Comunicaciones del III Congreso Internacional de Lingüística Clínica,pp. 63–72. Malaga: University of Malaga.

Martínez-Ferreiro S, de Aguiar V, & Rofes A (2014). Non-fluent aphasia in Ibero-Romance: A review of morphosyntactic deficits. Aphasiology, doi: 10.1080/02687038.2014.958915.

Martínez-Ferreiro S, Bachrach A, Sánchez Alonso S, & Picallo C (2014). Canonicity and thematic roles in agrammatism. In I. Moreno-Torres Sánchez, E. Moruno López, & S. Madrid Cánovas(eds.), Avances en Lingüística Clínica: Selección de Comunicaciones del III Congreso Internacional de Lingüística Clínica,pp. 9–22. Malaga: University of Malaga.

Martínez-Ferreiro S, Reyes AF, & Bastiaanse R (2014). Strategies in non-fluent aphasia: Object clitic substitutions and redundant structures. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie 19 (s4): 155–158.

Mohring N, Brandt ES, Mohr B, Pulvermuller F, & Neuhaus AH (2014). ERP adaptation provides direct evidence for early mirror neuron activation in the inferior parietal lobule. International Journal of Psychophysiology 94(1): 76–83, doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2014.07.001.

Moseley RL, Pulvermüller F, Mohr B, Lombardo MV, Baron-Cohen S, & Shtyrov Y (2014). Brain routes for reading in adults with and without autism: EMEG evidence. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 44(1): 137–153, doi: 10.1007/s10803-013-1858-z.

Patchick E, Horne M, Woodward-Nutt K, Vail A, & Bowen A (2014). Development of a patient-centred, patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) for post-stroke cognitive rehabilitation: Qualitative interviews with stroke survivors to inform design and content. Health Expectations, doi: 10.1111/hex.12311.

Rofes A, Bastiaanse B, & Martínez-Ferreiro S (2014). Conditional and future tense impairment in non-fluent aphasia. Aphasiology 28(1): 99–115.

Swart J & Horton S (2014). From patients to teachers: The perspectives of trainers with aphasia in a UK Conversation Partner Scheme. Aphasiology 29(2), 195–213, doi: 10.1080/02687038.2014.961893.


Ali M on behalf of the VISTA collaboration (2013). How well do standard stroke outcome measures reflect quality of life? A retrospective analysis of clinical trial data. Stroke,44: 3161–3165.

Ali M, Bath PM, Lyden PD, Bernhardt, J, Brady, MC, & VISTA Collaboration (2013). Representation of people with aphasia in randomized controlled trials of acute stroke interventions. International Journal of Stroke, doi: 10.1111/ijs.12043.

Ali M, English C,Bernhardt J, Sunnerhagen KS, Brady MC,on behalf of the VISTA-Rehab Investigators (2013). More outcomes than trials: A call for consistent data collection across stroke rehabilitation trials. International Journal of Stroke 8(1): 18–24.

Ali M, Fulton R, Quinn T, Brady MC (2013). How well do standard stroke outcome measures reflect quality of life? A retrospective analysis of clinical trial data. Stroke, doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.001126.

Ali M, Lyden P, Brady MC, & VISTA Collaboration (2013). Aphasia and dysarthria in acute stroke: Recovery and functional outcome. International Journal of Stroke, doi: 10.1111/ijs.12067.

Bowen A, Hazelton C, Pollock A, & Lincoln NB (2013). Cognitive rehabilitation for spatial neglect following stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 7: CD003586, doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003586.pub3.

Brady MC, Frederick A, & Williams B (2013). People with aphasia: Capacity to consent, research participation and intervention inequalities. International Journal of Stroke. 8(3): 193–196.

Burton C, Horne M, Woodward-Nutt K, Bowen A, Tyrrell P (2013). What is rehabilitation potential? Development of a theoretical model through the accounts of health care professionals in stroke rehabilitation services. Disability and Rehabilitation, doi: 10.3109/09638288.2014.991454.

Kambanaros M (2013). Modality-specific noun–verb dissociations in L1 but no effect in L2: Evidence from multilingual aphasia. In N. Lavidas, T. Alexiou, & A.-M Sougari (eds.), Major Trends in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics:Selected Papers from the 20th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (April 1–3, 2011),vol. 2, pp. 407–422. London: Versita.

Martínez-Álvarez A & Martínez-Ferreiro S (2013). Fronto-temporal pathways and paraphasias. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie 18(s1): 139–141.

Martínez-Ferreiro S (2013). Review of LaPointe (2012) Paul Broca and the Origins of Language in the Brain [San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing Inc.]. Aphasiology 27(7): 888–890.

Martínez-Ferreiro S (2013). Review of Gitterman, Goral, & Obler (eds.) (2012) Aspects of Multilingual Aphasia [Bristol: Multilingual Matters]. Aphasiology 27(4): 506–508.

Martínez-Ferreiro S & Bastiaanse R (2013). Time reference in Spanish and Catalan non-fluent aphasia. Lingua 137: 88–105.

Martínez-Ferreiro S & Llinas i Grau M (2013). Complex constructions across aphasic syndromes. Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie 18(s1): 167–170.

Moseley RL, Mohr B, Lombardo MV, Baron-Cohen S, Hauk O, & Pulvermüller F (2013). Brain and behavioural correlates of action semantic deficits in autism. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8(7): 725, 1–10.

Thomas SA, Russell C, Seed R, Worthington E, Walker MF, Macniven JA, & Lincoln NB (2013). An evaluation of treatment integrity in a randomized trial of behavioural therapy for low mood in stroke patients with aphasia. Clinical Rehabilitation 27: 1097–1106, doi: 10.1177/0269215513489579.

Thomas SA, Walker MF, Macniven JA, Haworth H, & Lincoln NB (2013). Communication and Low Mood (CALM): A randomized controlled trial of behavioural therapy for stroke patients with aphasia. Clinical Rehabilitation 27: 398–408, doi: 10.1177/0269215512462227.


Ali M, Bath P, Brady MC, Davis S, Diener H-C, Donnan G, Fisher M, Hacke W, Hanley DF, Luby M, Tsivgoulis G, Wahlgren N, Warach S, & Lees KR on behalf of the VISTA Steering Committees (2012). Development, expansion and use of a stroke clinical trials resource for novel exploratory analyses. International Journal of Stroke 7(2): 133–138.

Bowen A, Hesketh A, Patchick E, Young A, Davies L, Vail A, Long AF, Watkins C, Wilkinson M, Pearl G, Lambon Ralph MA, & Tyrrell P (2012). Effectiveness of enhanced communication therapy in the first four months after stroke for aphasia and dysarthria: A randomised controlled trial. BMJ 345: e4407, doi:

Bowen A, Hesketh A, Patchick E, Young A, Davies L, Vail A, Long AF, Watkins C, Wilkinson M, Pearl G, Lambon Ralph MA, Tyrrell P, & ACT NoW Investigators (2012). Clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness and service users’ perceptions of early, well-resourced communication therapy following a stroke, a randomised controlled trial (The ACT NoW Study). Health Technology Assessment 16(26): 1–160, doi: 10.3310/hta16260.

Brady MC, Kelly H, Godwin J, & Enderby P (2012). Speech and language therapy for aphasia following stroke. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 5: CD000425, doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD000425.pub3.

DiFrancesco S, Pulvermüller F, & Mohr B (2012). Intensive language action therapy: The methods. Aphasiology 26(11): 1317–1351, doi: 10.1080/02687038.2012.705815.

Gillespie DG, Bowen A, & Foster JF (2012). The assessment of premorbid intellectual ability following right hemisphere stroke: Reliability of lexical decision task. Applied Neuropsychology 19(1): 32–37.

Kambanaros M & Grohmann KK (2012). BATting multilingual primary progressive aphasia for Greek, English, and Czech. Journal of Neurolinguistics 25(6): 520–537.

Kambanaros M & Weekes B (2012). Phonological dysgraphia in bilingual aphasia: Evidence from a case study of Greek and English. Aphasiology 27(1): 59–79.

Moseley R, Carota F, Hauk O, Mohr B, & Pulvermüller F (2012). A role for the motor system in binding abstract emotional meaning. Cerebral Cortex 22(7): 1634–1647, doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhr238.

Young A, Gomersall T, & Bowen A (2012). Trial participants’ experiences of early, enhanced speech and language therapy after stroke compared with employed visitor support: A qualitative study nested within a RCT. Clinical Rehabilitation 27(2): 174–182,doi: 10.1177/0269215512450042.



NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Greater Manchester (NIHR CLAHRC GM): Boaden R, Luker K, Lovell K, Cullum N, Checkland K, Tyrrell P, Bowen A, Sutton M, Waterman H, McBride A, Coventry P, Bee P, Bresnen M, Hodgson D, Blakeman T, Dumville J, & Grande G. Co-investigator responsible for £555,487 against total NIHR funding of £10,000,000 (2014–2018).

ReaDySpeech for People with Dysarthria after Stroke: A Feasibility Study: Mitchell C, Conroy P, & Bowen A. NIHR TCC, £313,000 (3 years).

Quality of Life and Health Utilities at 3 Months after Acute Ischaemic Stroke: Ali M, Fulton R, Quinn T, Veenstra D, Chen E, Bath P, & Brady MC. VISTA Collaboration, £ 20,000.


Clinical and Cost Effectiveness of Aphasia Computer Therapy Compared with Usual Stimulation or Attention Control Long Term Post Stroke (CACTUS): Palmer R, Enderby P, Brady MC, Bowen A, Cooper C, Latimer N, & Julious S. NIHR Health Technology Assessment, £1,640,038 (54 months).

Practical Methods for Meta-Analysis of Continuous Outcomes in Stroke Rehabilitation Trials: Weir C, Brady MC, Lewis S, Murray G, & Langhorne P. The Stroke Association, £94,411 (2 years).

Understanding How Stroke Survivors Manage Their Lives after Stroke: Application of a Theoretical Model of Successful Aging: Dixon D, Quinn T, Grealy M, Brady MC, & Mackenzie C. Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland, £4,957 (12 months).


Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists: Brady MC (PI), Ali M, Bowen A, Denes F, Gandolfi M, Godecke E, Hagelstein M, Ianes P, Kukkonen T, Laska AC, Pulvermüller F, Smania N, & Visch-Brink E. European CooperationinScienceand Technology (COST), ca.€500,000 (4 years).

Long-Term Support for People with Stroke: What and How?: Tyrrell P, Bowen A, Tyson S, Vail A, Cotterill S, & Boaden R. NIHR FSF, £70,000 (2012–2013).

Awards & Prizes


UK Society for Behavioural Medicine – High Scoring Abstract: Frost R, Brady MC, McClurg D, & Williams B. Optimising the use of adherence diaries in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of home-based allied health professional (AHP) rehabilitation interventions: A multiple case study of seven trials.

University Community Engagement Award ( for collaborations with Connect and people with stroke/aphasia: Horton S.