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  • Max A. Little, Patrick E. McSharry, Eric J. Hunter, Jennifer L. Spielman, Lorraine O. Ramig
  • Medicine, Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 April 2009)
  • In this paper, we present an assessment of the practical value of existing traditional and nonstandard measures for discriminating healthy people from people with Parkinson's disease (PD) byExpand
  • Shimon Sapir, Lorraine O. Ramig, Jennifer L. Spielman, Cynthia Fox
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of speech, language, and hearing research…
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 February 2010)
  • PURPOSE The vowel space area (VSA) has been used as an acoustic metric of dysarthric speech, but with varying degrees of success. In this study, the authors aimed to test an alternative metric to theExpand
  • Athanasios Tsanas, Max A. Little, Patrick E. McSharry, Jennifer L. Spielman, Lorraine O. Ramig
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
  • 2012 (First Publication: 9 January 2012)
  • There has been considerable recent research into the connection between Parkinson's disease (PD) and speech impairment. Recently, a wide range of speech signal processing algorithms (dysphoniaExpand
  • Lorraine O. Ramig, Shimon Sapir, Celina Fox, Stefanie Countryman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Movement disorders : official journal of the…
  • 2001
  • This study assessed the impact of the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) on vocal loudness [sound pressure level (SPL)] in a group of dysarthric individuals with idiopathic Parkinson's diseaseExpand
  • Athanasios Tsanas, Max A. Little, Patrick E. McSharry, Lorraine O. Ramig
  • Medicine
  • Journal of The Royal Society Interface
  • 2010 (First Publication: 6 June 2011)
  • The standard reference clinical score quantifying average Parkinson's disease (PD) symptom severity is the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS). At present, UPDRS is determined by theExpand
  • Cynthia Marie Fox, Lorraine O. Ramig, Michelle R Ciucci, Shimon Sapir, David H McFarland, Becky G. Farley
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Seminars in speech and language
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 November 2006)
  • Our 15 years of research have generated the first short- and long-term efficacy data for speech treatment (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment; LSVT/LOUD) in Parkinson's disease. We have learned thatExpand