Selected Publications

Shellikeri, S., Karthikeyan, V., Martino, R., Black, S.E., Zinman, L., Keith, J. & Yunusova, Y. (2017). The neuropathological signature of bulbar-onset ALS: A systematic review. Neuroscience & Behavioral Reviews. 75:378-392. [Abstract]

Shellikeri, S., Green, J.R., Kulkarni, M., Rong, P., Martino, R., Zinman, L. & Yunusova, Y. (2016). Speech Movement Measures as Markers of Bulbar Disease in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research. 59(5):887-899. [Full text]

Cordella, C., Dickerson, B.C., Quimby, M., Yunusova, Y. & Green, J.R. (2016). Slowed articulation rate is a sensitive diagnostic marker for identifying non-fluent primary progressive aphasia. Aphasiology. 10.1080/02687038.2016.1191054 [Abstract]

Rong, P, Yunusova, Y, Wang, J, Zinman, L., Pattee G.L., Berry, J.D., Perry, B. & Green, J.R. (2016) Predicting Speech Intelligibility Decline in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Based on the Deterioration of Individual Speech Subsystems. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0154971. [Full text]

Simione, M., Wilson, E.M., Yunusova, Y. & Green, J.R. (2016). Validation of Clinical Observations of Mastication in Persons with ALS. Dysphagia.1-9. [Full text]

Yunusova, Y., Graham, N.L., Shellikeri, S., Phuong K., Kulkarni, M., Rochon, E., Tang-Wai, D. F., Chow, T.W., Black, S.E., Zinman, L. & Green, J.R. (2016). Profiling Speech and Pausing in ALS and FTD. PLoS ONE. 11(1):e0147573. [Full text]

Shellikeri, S., Yunusova Y., Green, J. R., Pattee, G.L., Rutkove, S. & Zinman, L (2015). Electrical Impedance Myography (EIM) in the evaluation of the tongue musculature. Muscle and Nerve. 52(4):584-91.  [Full text]

Xi, Z., van Blitterswijk, M., Zhang, M., McGoldrick, P., McLean, J.R., Yunusova, Y., . . . & Rogaeva, E. (2015). Jump from pre-mutation to pathologic expansion in C9orf72. The American Journal of Human Genetics. 96:1-9. [Abstract]

Kearney, E., Granata, F., Yunusova, Y., van Lieshout, P., Hayden, D. & Namasivayam, A.K. (2015). Outcome Measures in Developmental Speech Sound Disorders with a Motor Basis. Current Developmental Disorders. 2(3):253-272. [Full text]

Rong, P., Yunusova, Y., Wang, J. & Green, J.R. (2015). Predicting early bulbar decline in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – A speech subsystem approach. Behavioural Neurology. 2015 (2015):1-11. [Full text]

Xi, Z., Yunusova, Y., Ghani, M., Moreno, D., Sato, C., Liang, Y., Dib, S., Singleton, A., Robertson, J., Zinman, L. & Rogaeva, E. (2014). Identical twins discordant for ALS with the C9orf72 repeat expansion. Neurology. 83(16):1476-1478. [Excerpt]

Green, J.R., Yunusova, Y., Kuruvilla, M.S., Wang, J., Pattee, G.L., Synhorst, L., Zinman, L. & Berry, J.D. (2013). Bulbar and speech motor assessment in ALS: Challenges and future directions. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degenerations. 14(7-8):494-500. [Full text]

Wang, J., Green, J.R., Samal, A. & Yunusova, Y. (2013). Articulatory distinctiveness of vowels and consonants: a data-driven approach. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 56(5):1539-51. [Full text]

Yunusova, Y., Green, J.R., Lindstrom, M.J., Pattee, G.L. & Zinman, L. (2013). Speech in ALS: Longitudinal Changes in Lips and Jaw Movements and Vowel Acoustics. Journal of Medical Speech Language Pathology. 21(1):1-13. [Download]

Rudy, K. & Yunusova, Y. (2013). The effect of anatomic factors on tongue position variability during consonants. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 56(1):137-49. [Abstract]

Kuruvilla, M. S., Green. J. R., Yunusova. Y. & Hanford, K. (2012). Spatiotemporal coupling of the tongue in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 55(6):1897-1909. [Full text]

Yunusova, Y., Baljko, M., Pintilie, G., Rudy, K., Faloustos, P. & Daskalogiannakis, J. (2012). Acquisition of the 3D surface of the palate by in-vivo digitization with Wave. Speech Communication. 54(8):923-931. [Abstract]

Yunusova, Y., Rosenthal, J., Rudy, K., Baljko, M. & Daskalogiannakis, J. (2012). Positional targets for lingual consonants defined using electromagnetic articulography. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 132(2):1027-38. [Abstract]

Yunusova, Y., Green, J. R., Greenwood, L., Wang, J., Pattee, G. L. & Zinman, L. (2012). Tongue movements and their acoustic consequences in ALS. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. 64(2):94-102. [Full text]

Weismer, G., Yunusova, Y. & Bunton, K. (2012). Measures to evaluate the effects of DBS on speech production. Journal of Neurolinguistics. 25(4):74-94. [Full text]

Yunusova, Y., Weismer, G. & Lindstrom, M. J. (2011). Classifications of vocalic segments from articulatory kinematics: Healthy controls and speakers with dysarthria. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 54(5):1302-11. [Abstract]

Green, J. R., Nip, I., Wilson, E. M., Mefferd, A. S. & Yunusova, Y. (2010). Lip movement exaggerations during infant-directed speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 53(6):1529-42. [Full text]

Gauster, A., Yunusova. Y. & Zajac, D. (2010). The effect of speaking rate on velopharyngeal function in healthy speakers. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics. 24(7):576-88. [Abstract]

Yunusova, Y., Green, J. R., Lindstrom, M. J., Ball, L. J., Pattee, G. L. & Zinman, L. (2010). Kinematics of disease progression in bulbar ALS. Journal of Communication Disorders. 43(1):6-20. [Full text]

Yunusova, Y., Green, J. R. & Mefferd, A. (2009). Accuracy assessment for AG500, electromagnetic articulograph. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 52(2):547-55. [Abstract]

Wilson, E. M., Green, J.R., Yunusova, Y. & Moore, C. A. (2008). Task specificity in early oral motor development. Seminars in Speech and Language. 29(4):257-266. [Full text]

Yunusova, Y., Weismer, G., Westbury, J. R. & Lindstrom, M. J. (2008). Articulatory movements during vowels in speakers with dysarthria and healthy controls. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 51(3):596-611. [Abstract]

Yunusova, Y., Weismer, G., Kent, R. D. & Rusche, N. M. (2005). Breath-group intelligibility in dysarthria: Characteristics and underlying correlates. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 48(6):1294-1310. [Abstract]

Weismer, G., Yunusova, Y. & Westbury, J. R. (2003). Interarticulator coordination in dysarthria: An x-ray microbeam study. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 46(5):1247-1261. [Abstract]

Published Proceedings

Rong, P., Yunusova, Y. & Green, J.R. (2015). Speech intelligibility decline in individuals with fast and slow rates of ALS progression. Annual Conference of International Speech Communication Association. 2015 Sep:2967-2971.

Xi, Z., Yunusova, Y., van Blitterswijk, M., Dib, S., Ghani, M., Moreno, D., Sato, C., Singleton, A., Robertson, J., Rademakers, R., Zinman, L. & Rogaeva E. (2014). Epigenetic study of C9orf72 in FTD and ALS patients including the family with identical twins. American Journal of Neurodegenerative Disease. 2014 Oct;83(16):1476-1478.

Rong, P., Yunusova, Y., Berry, J.D., Zinman, L. & Green, J.R. (2014). Parameterization of articulatory patterns in speakers with ALS. 15th Annual Conference of International Speech Communication Association. 2014 Sep:711-715.

Haworth, M.B., Kearney, E. Baljko, M., Faloutsos, P. & Yunusova, Y (2014). Electromagnetic articulography in the development of “serious games” for speech rehabilitation. Biomechanical & Parametric Modeling of Human Anatomy: 2nd International workshop. 2014 Aug.

Yunusova, Y., Rosenthal, J.S., Green, J.R., Shellikeri, S., Rong, P., Wang, J. & Zinman, L. (2013). Detection of Bulbar ALS using a comprehensive speech assessment battery. Models and Analysis of Vocal Emissions for Biomedical Applications: 8th International workshop. 2013 Dec;98:217-21.

Shellikeri, S., Yunusova, Y., Thomas, D., Green, J.R. & Zinman, L. (2013). Compensatory Articulation in ALS: Tongue and jaw in speech. Proceedings of the International Congress on Acoustics. 2013 June;19:060061.