Conferences

Conference Publications

Kielar, A., Jokel, R., Chu, R. K.O., Deschamps, T., Panamsky, L., Chen, J. J., Khatamian, Y. B., Meltzer, J. A. (2015). Distinguishing the effects of stroke and healthy aging with resting state MEG and fMRI. International Journal of Stroke, 10, 50. 

Kielar, A., Deschamps, T., Chu, R.K.O, Panamsky, L., Khatamian, Y.B., Chen, J.J., and Meltzer, J. A. (2014). Stroke induced reorganization of the neural networks for sentence comprehension, and relationship to perilesional dysfunction revealed by MEG and ASL. Frontiers,52nd Annual Meeting of Academy of Aphasia.

Meltzer-Asscher, A., Kielar, A., Mack, J., Weintraub, S., Mesulam, M. M., &.Thompson, C. K. (2012). Electrophysiological Responses to Semantic and Argument Structure Violations in Agrammatic Primary Progressive Aphasia. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Science, 61, 266-268.

Kielar, A., Meltzer-Assher, A., & Thompson, C. K. (2012). Electrophysiological responses to argument structure violations in healthy adults and individuals with nonfluent aphasia.The Aphasiology Archive University Library System, University of Pittsburgh.

Kielar, A., Meltzer-Assher, A., & Thompson, C. K. (2011). ERP responses to argument structure and semantic violations in sentence context in healthy and agrammatic aphasic adults. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 23, 45-46.

Kielar, A., & Orange, J. B. Processing of nouns and verbs in Dementia of Alzheimer’s Type (DAT) (2007). Proceedings of the Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology: Advances in NeuroRehabilitation (FICCDAT).

Presentations/Posters

2017-2018

Kielar, A. Language related and resting-state oscillatory responses in primary progressive aphasia. 48th Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Austin, Texas, May 2018

Kielar, A., Deschamps, T.**, Jokel, R., Meltzer, J.A. Oscillatory Abnormalities in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Baltimore, MD, November 8-10, 2017.

Kielar, A. Language related and spontaneous oscillatory responses in acquired Language Disorders. Cognitive Science Colloquium, University of Arizona, April 2017, 201

Kielar, A., Deschamps, T., Jokel, R., Meltzer, J.A. Oscillatory Abnormalities in Primary Progressive Aphasia. Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Baltimore, MD, November 8-10, 2017.

Deschamps T., Kielar A., Jokel R., Meltzer J.A. Resting state MEG biomarkers of cognitive status across healthy aging and two forms of dementia. 27th Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference, March 21-22, 2017, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kielar, A. Language related and spontaneous oscillatory responses in acquired Language Disorders. Cognitive Science Colloquium, University of Arizona, April 21, 2017.

Kielar, A. Investigation of Language with Neuroimaging. Department of Linguistics Recruitment Event, University of Arizona, February 27, 2017

Kielar, A. Neuroimaging of Language. UBURP recruitment event, University of Arizona, March 1, 2017

2016-2015

Kielar, A., Deschamps, T., Chu, R., Jokel, R., and Meltzer, J. A. Oscillatory responses associated with recovery of semantics and syntax in stroke aphasia. 7th ASU Cognitive Science Conclave. Tempe, Arizona, December 10, 2016.

Meltzer, J. A., Kielar, A., Chu, R., Deschamps, T.  Spontaneous MEG as a biomarker for cortical health in aging, stroke, dementia, and ordinary cognitive decline. 26th Rotman Research Institute Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 21-22, 2016.

Kielar, A., Deschamps, T., Chu, R., Jokel, R., and Meltzer, J. A. Alterations of language related oscillatory activity and spontaneous neural dynamics after stroke. 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Chicago, Illinois, October 15-17, 2015

Kielar, A., Jokel, R., Chu, R.K.C., Deschamps, T., Panamsky, L., Chen, J. J., Khatamian, Y.B., and Meltzer, J. A. Distinguishing the effects of stroke and healthy aging with resting state MEG and fMRI. 6th Canadian Stroke Congress, Toronto, September 17 -19, 2015.

Kielar, A., Jokel, R., Chu, R.K.C., Deschamps, T., Panamsky, L., Chen, J. J., Khatamian, Y.B., and Meltzer, J. A. Altered neural dynamics in stroke and aging: sensitivity of resting state MEG vs. fMRI.  25 years of Brain and Aging: 25th Rotman Research Institute Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 9-11, 2015.

Meltzer, J.A., Kielar, A, D'Angelo, M.C. Ryan, J.D., Barense, M.D. Electrophysiological abnormalities in older adults at risk for dementia: language lateralization and resting state changes. 25 years of Brain and Aging: 25th Rotman Research Institute Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 9-11, 2015.

2014

Kielar, A., Deschamps, T., Chu, R., Panamsky, L., Khatamian, Y. B., Chen, J. J., & Meltzer, J. A. Stroke induced reorganization of the neural networks for sentence comprehension, and relationship to perilesional dysfunction revealed by MEG and ASL. 52nd Meeting of Academy of Aphasia, Miami, FL, USA, October 5-7, 2014.

Kielar, A., Deschamps, T., Chu, R., Panamsky, L., Khatamian, Y. B., Chen, J. J., & Meltzer, J. A. Functional reorganization of the neural networks for language after stroke and relationship to perilesional dysfunction revealed by MEG. Advances in Stroke Recovery Meeting, Ottawa, Ontario, June 9-10th, 2014.

Meltzer J.A, Kielar A., Rose N.S., Panamsky L., Leigh R.C., Links K.A. MEG activity for phonological and semantic resources in verbal short-term memory. 19th International Conference on Biomagnetism, Halifax, NS, Canada, August 24-28th, 2014.

Kielar, A., Meltzer, J. A., Moreno, S., Alain, C., & Bialystok, E. Oscillatory responses to sentence embedded semantic and syntactic violations: Effect of bilingualism. 8th Annual Canadian Association for Neuroscience Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, May 25-28th, 2014.

2013

Kielar, A., Panamsky, L., & Meltzer, J. Brain networks for semantic and syntactic processing: Converging evidence from MEG and DTI. 7th Annual Canadian Association for Neuroscience Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 23rd, 2013.

Kielar, A., Panamsky, L., & Meltzer, J. Localization of neural networks for semantic and syntactic processing using MEG. 20th Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 15th, 2013.

Kielar, A., Panamsky, L., & Meltzer, J. Mapping brain networks for semantic and syntactic processing using MEG in healthy and damaged brains. 23rd Annual Neuroscience Conference: Brain Plasticity and Rehabilitation, Toronto, Canada, March 4-6, 2013.

2012

Kielar, A., Panamsky, L., Links, K., & Meltzer, J. Mapping of neural generators of electrophysiological responses to semantic and syntactic anomalies using MEG. 18th International Conference on Biomagnetism, Paris, France, August, 2012.

Kielar, A., Meltzer-Asscher, A., Mack, J., Weintraub, S., Mesulam, M. M., & Thompson, C.K. Electrophysiological responses to semantic and argument structure violations in agrammatic Primary Progressive Aphasia. 50th Annual Meeting of Academy of Aphasia, San Francisco, CA, October, 2012

Kielar, A., Meltzer-Asscher, A., & Cynthia K. Thompson, C. K. Electrophysiological responses to argument structure violations in healthy adults and individuals with nonfluent Aphasia. The 42nd Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Lake Tahoe, California, May, 2012.

Kielar, A., Mack, J., Meltzer-Asscher, A., Wali, E., & Thompson, C. K. Neuronal Interactions for Words and Pseudowords during Lexical Decision. The 19th Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago, April, 2012.

Schuchard, J., Kielar, A., Barbieri, E., Thompson, C.K.  Neural Correlates of Unnacusative and unergative verb processing. The 19th Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, Chicago, April, 2012.

2011

Kielar, A., Mack, J., Meltzer-Asscher, A., Wali, E., & Cynthia K. Thompson, C. K.Neuronal Interactions for Words and Pseudowords during Lexical Decision: DCM model of lexical processing. Society for the Neurobiology of Language, Annapolis, MD, USA, November, 2011.

Schuchard, J., Kielar, A., Barbieri, E., & Thompson, C.K. Neural correlates of unaccusative and unergative verb processing. Society for the Neurobiology of Language, November, Annapolis, MD, USA, November, 2011

Kielar, A., Meltzer-Asscher, A., & Thompson, C. K. ERP Responses to Argument Structure andSemantic Violations in Sentence Context in Healthy and Agrammatic Aphasic Adults. 49th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Montreal, Quebec, October, 2011.

Kielar, A., & Thompson, C. K. ERP Investigation of Argument Structure and Semantic Processing in Healthy and Aphasic Adults. 17th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Quebec, Canada, 2011.