• pathophysiology
  • This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) invites innovative collaborative research project grant applications (R01) designed to improve our understanding of the pathogenesis & pathophysiology of spasmodic dysphonia (SD) for its prevention and improved treatment. (nih.gov)
  • symptomatic
  • We used positron emission tomography with the radioligand [ 11 C]raclopride (RAC) to study striatal dopaminergic neurotransmission at the resting state and during production of symptomatic sentences and asymptomatic finger tapping in spasmodic dysphonia patients. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Symptomatic glottic insufficiency (dysphonia, aspiration) which leads to incomplete glottic closure which in turn results in failure to produce proper sound. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • This FOA invites basic, translational and clinical studies to accelerate research into promising therapeutic approaches for spasmodic dysphonia and to stimulate progress in spasmodic dysphonia research through encouraging and facilitating transdisciplinary interactions. (nih.gov)