We are global leaders in the study of speech and language across neurodegenerative disorders, with 150+ publications in leading journals, including Brain, Neurology, Alzheimer’s & Dementia, Movement Disorders, World Psychiatry, Cerebral Cortex,
NeuroImage, Cortex, Neuropsychopharmacology,
npj Schizophrenia, Journal of Affective Disorders,
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B,
and npj Parkinson’s Disease.

Ferrante, F. J., Migeot, J. A., Birba, A., Amoruso, L., Pérez, G., Hesse, E., Tagliazucchi, E., Estienne, C., Serrano, C., Slachevsky, A., Matallana, D., Reyes, P., Ibáñez, A., Fittipaldi, S., González Campo, C. & García, A. M. (2023). Multivariate word properties in fluency tasks reveal markers of Alzheimer’s dementia. Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

García, A. M., Johann, F., Echegoyen, R., Calcaterra, C., Riera, P., Belloli, L., & Carrillo, F. (2023). Toolkit to Examine Lifelike Language (TELL): An app to capture speech and language markers of neurodegeneration. Behavior Research Methods.

García, A. M., de Leon, J., Tee, B. L., Blasi, D. E. & Gorno-Tempini, M. L. (2023). Speech and language markers of neurodegeneration: A call for global equity. Brain.

Escobar-Grisales, D., Arias-Vergara, T., Ríos-Urrego, C., Nöth, E., García, A. M. & Orozco-Arroyave, J. R. (2023). An automatic multimodal approach to analyze linguistic and acoustic cues on Parkinson’s disease patients. Proceedings of Interpseech 2023.

Lopes da Cunha, P., Fittipaldi, S., González Campo, C., Kauffman, M., Rodríguez-Quiroga, S., Yacovino, D., Ibáñez, A., Birba, A. & García, A. M. (2022). Social concepts and the cerebellum: Behavioral and functional connectivity signatures in cerebellar ataxic patients. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 378, 20210364.

García, A. M., Escobar Grisales, D., Vásquez Correa, J. C., Bocanegra, Y., Moreno, L., Carmona, J. & Orozco-Arroyave, J. R. (2022). Detecting Parkinson’s disease and its cognitive phenotypes via automated semantic analyses of action stories. npj Parkinson’s Disease 8, 163.

García, A. M., Welch, A. E., Mandelli, M. L., Henry, M. L., Lukic, S., Torres-Prioris, M. J., Deleon, J., Ratnasiri, B. M., Lorca Puls, D. L., Miller, B. L., Seeley, W. W., Vogel, A. P., Gorno-Tempini, M. L. (2022). Automated detection of speech timing alterations in autopsy-confirmed non-fluent/agrammatic variant primary progressive aphasia. Neurology 99(5), e500-e511.

Pérez-Toro, P. A., Klumpp, P., Hernández, A., Arias-Vergara, T., Lillo, P., Slachevsky, A., García, A. M., Schuster, M., Maier, A. K., Nöth, E. & Orozco-Arroyave, J. R. (2022). Alzheimer’s detection from English to Spanish using acoustic and linguistic embeddings. Proceedings of Interspeech 2022, 2483-2487.

Díaz-Rivera, M., Birba, A., Fittipaldi, S., Mola, D., Morera, Y., de Vega, M., Moguilner, S., Lillo, P., Slachevsky, A., González Campo, C., Ibáñez, A. & García, A. M. (2022). Multidimensional inhibitory signatures of sentential negation in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia. Cerebral Cortex, bhac074.

Sanz, C., Carrillo, F., Slachevsky, A., Forno, G., Gorno Tempini, M. L., Villagra, R., Ibáñez, A., Tagliazucchi, E. & García, A. M. (2022). Automated text-level semantic markers of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring 14(1), e12276.

García, A. M., Ibáñez, A., Miller, B., Gorno Tempini, M. L. (2022). Editorial: The unusual suspects: Linguistic deficits in non-language-dominant neurodegenerative diseases. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience 14, 861041.

Sanz, C., Cavanna, F., Muller, S., de la Fuente, L., Zamberlan, F., Palmucci, M., Janeckova, L., Kuchar, M., Carrillo, F., García, A. M., Pallavicini, C. & Tagliazucchi, E. (2022). Natural language signatures of psilocybin microdosing. Psychopharmacology 239, 2841-2852.

Birba, A., Fittipaldi, S., Cediel Escobar. J., Gonzalez Campo, C., Legaz, A., Galiani, A., Díaz Rivera, M., Martorell Caro, M., Alifano, F., Piña-Escudero, S., Cardona, J. F., Neely, A., Forno, G., Carpinella, M., Slachevsky, A., Serrano, C., Sedeño, L., Ibáñez, A. & García, A. M. (2021). Multimodal neurocognitive markers of naturalistic discourse typify diverse neurodegenerative diseases. Cerebral Cortex 32(16), 3377-3391.

García, A. M. & Orozco-Arroyave, J. R. (2021). Reply to: “Does Cognitive Impairment Influence Motor Speech Performance in De Novo Parkinson’s Disease”. Movement Disorders 36, 2982-2983.

García, A. M., Arias-Vergara, T., Vásquez Correa, J. C., Nöth, E., Schuster, M., Welch, A., Bocanegra, Y., Baena, A. & Orozco-Arroyave, J. R. (2021). Cognitive determinants of dysarthria in Parkinson’s disease: An automated machine learning approach. Movement Disorders 36, 2862-2873.

Geraudie, A., Battista, P., García, A. M., Allen, I. E., Miller, Z., Gorno-Tempini, M. L. & Montembeault, M. (2021). Speech and language impairments in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia: A systematic review. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 131, 1076-1095.

Geraudie, A., Díaz Rivera, M., Montembeault, M. & García, A. M. (2021). Language in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia: Another stone to be turned in Latin America. Frontiers in Neurology 12, 702770.

Moguilner, S., Birba, A., Fino, D., Isoardi, R., Huetagoyena, C., Otoya, R., Tirapu, V., Cremaschi, F., Sedeño, L., Ibáñez, A., & García, A. M. (2021). Multimodal neurocognitive markers of frontal lobe epilepsy: Insights from ecological text processing. NeuroImage 235, 117998.

Sanz, C., Pallavicini, C., Carrillo, F., Zemberlan, F., Sigman, M., Mota, N., Copelli, M., Ribeiro, S., Nutt, D., Carhart-Harris, R. & Tagliazucchi, E. (2021). The entropic tongue: Disorganization of natural language under LSD. Consciousness and Cognition 87, 103070.

Baez, S., Herrera, E., Trujillo, E., Cardona, J. F., Diazgranados, J. A., Pino, M., Santamaría-García, H., Ibáñez, A. & García, A. M. (2020). Classifying Parkinson’s disease patients with syntactic and socio-emotional verbal measures. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience 12, 586233.

Eyigoz, E., Courson, M., Sedeño, L., Rogg, K., Orozco-Arroyave, J. R., Nöth, E., Skodda, S., Trujillo, N., Rodríguez, M., Rusz, J., Muñoz, E., Cardona, J. F., Herrera, E., Hesse, E., Ibáñez, A., Cecchi, G. & García, A. M. (2020). From discourse to pathology: Automatic identification of Parkinson’s disease patients via morphological measures across three languages. Cortex 132, 191-205.

Fittipaldi, S., Ibáñez, A., Báez, S., Sedeño, L., Manes, F. & García, A. M. (2019). More than words: Social cognition deficits across variants of primary progressive aphasia. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 100, 263-284.

García, A. M., Bocanegra, Y., Herrera, E., Pino, M., Muñoz, E., Sedeño, L. & Ibáñez, A. (2018). Action-semantic and syntactic deficits in subjects at risk for Huntington’s disease. Journal of Neuropsychology 12(3), 389-408.

García, A. M., Bocanegra, Y., Herrera, E., Moreno, L., Carmona, J., Baena, A., Lopera, F., Pineda, D., Melloni, M., Legaz, A., Muñoz, E., Sedeño, L., Baez, S. & Ibáñez, A. (2018). Parkinson’s disease compromises the appraisal of action meanings evoked by naturalistic texts. Cortex 100, 111-126.

Birba, A., García-Cordero, I., Kozono, G., Ibáñez, I., Sedeño, L. & García, A. M. (2017). Losing ground: Frontostriatal damage disrupts language embodiment in Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 80, 673-687.

García, A. M., Sedeño, L., Trujillo, N., Bocanegra, Y., Gomez, D., Pineda, D., Villegas, A., Muñoz, E., Arias, W. & Ibáñez, A. (2017). Language deficits as a preclinical window into Parkinson’s disease: Evidence from asymptomatic parkin and dardarin mutation carriers. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 23, 150-158.

Bocanegra, Y., García, A. M., Lopera, F., Pineda, D., Baena, A., Ospina, P., Alzate, D., Buriticá, O., Moreno, L., Ibáñez, A. & Cuetos, F. (2017). Unspeakable motion: Selective action-verb deficits in Parkinson’s disease patients without mild cognitive impairment. Brain and Language 168, 37-46.

Abrevaya, S., Sedeño, L., Fittipaldi, S., Pineda, D., Lopera, F., Buritica, O., Villegas, A., Bustamante, C., Gomez, D., Trujillo, N., Ibáñez, A. & García, A. M. (2017). The road less traveled: Alternative pathways for action-verb processing in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 55(4), 1429-1435.

García, A. M., Abrevaya, S., Kozono, G., García Cordero, I., Córdoba, M., Kauffman, M. A., Pautassi, R., Muñoz, E., Sedeño, L. & Ibáñez, A. (2017). The cerebellum and embodied semantics: Evidence from a case of genetic ataxia due to STUB1 mutations. Journal of Medical Genetics 54, 114-124.

García, A. M., Carrillo, F., Orozco-Arroyave, J. R., Trujillo, N., Vargas Bonilla, J. F., Fittipaldi, S., Adolfi, F., Nöth, E., Sigman, M., Fernández Slezak, D., Ibáñez, A. & Cecchi, G. A. (2016). How language flows when movements don’t: An automated analysis of spontaneous discourse in Parkinson’s disease. Brain and Language 162, 19-28.

Bedi, G., Carrillo, F., Cecchi, G., Fernández Slezak, D., Sigman, M., Mota, N. B., Ribeiro, S., Javitt, D. C., Copelli, M., & Corcoran, C. M. (2015). Automated analysis of free speech predicts psychosis onset in high-risk youths. NPJ Schizophrenia 1, 15030.

Bedi, G., Cecchi G., Fernández Slezak D., Carrillo, F., Sigman, M. & de Wit, H. (2014) A window into the intoxicated mind? Speech as an index of psychoactive drug effects. Neuropsychopharmacology 39, 2340-2348.