Jennifer Vannest

Jennifer Jean Vannest , PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 5135588518


Bachelor's Degree: Ohio State University

Doctoral Degree: Ohio State University

Postdoctoral : University of Michigan (Psychology)

Postdoctoral: University of Rochester (Brain and Cognitive Sciences)

Research and Practice Interests

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language and Memory (using functional MRI); Cognitive Effects of Epilepsy and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Research Support

Grant: #309083 / R34DA050268 Investigators:Vannest, Jennifer 09-30-2019 -03-31-2021 National Institutes of Health 4/5 HEAL Consortium: Establishing Innovative Approaches for the HEALthy Brain and Child Development Study Role:PI $55,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #304765 / R21NS106631 Investigators:Vannest, Jennifer 09-01-2019 -08-31-2020 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke MEG Connectivity-Based Mapping of Critical Language Sites in Children Undergoing Epilepsy Surgery Role:PI $12,922.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #NIDCD R21DC017393 Investigators:Boyce, Suzanne; Redle, Erin; Vannest, Jennifer 09-11-2019 -03-31-2021 National Institutes of Health Multimodal Neuroimaging Distinguishes Development and Disordered Phenotypes in Speech Sound Disorders Role:PI $188,164.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #CHMC Sub #311329 / R01DC018734 Investigators:Vannest, Jennifer 03-01-2020 -02-28-2025 National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disor Earliest predictors of language outcomes in high-risk infants Role:PI $38,929.46 Awarded Level:Federal

Investigators:Vannest 11-01-2007 -12-31-2010 Foundation Jerome Lejeune The Neural Basis of Language in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Role:PI

07-29-2013 -02-28-2015 ASHA Imaging Language Function in 4- to 5-year olds Role:Co-PI

Grant: #R01NS035929 Investigators:Binder 01-01-2014 -05-31-2016 NIH/NINDS FMRI in Anterior Temporal Epilepsy Surgery Role:Site PI

Investigators:Modi 06-01-2015 -06-01-2016 CCHMC Neuroimaging biomarkers for executive functioning in adolescents with epilepsy Role:PI

Grant: #R01 NS065840 Investigators:Vannest 09-15-2011 -06-30-2017 NIH/NINDS Imaging the effect of centrotemporal spikes and seizures on language in children Role:PI

Grant: #R01DC019337 Investigators:Becker, Lesley; Vannest, Jennifer; Washington, Karla 09-15-2021 -06-30-2026 National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disor Neuroimaging Reveals Treatment-Related Changes in DLD: A Randomized Controlled Trial Role:Collaborator 689046.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #315749 (U01DA05542) Investigators:DeFranco, Emily; Vannest, Jennifer 09-30-2021 -06-30-2026 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 4/6 HBCD Prenatal Experiences and Longitudinal Development (PRELUDE) Consortium Role:PI 166730.00 Hold Level:Non Profit

Grant: #515357 / R01DC019337 Investigators:Becker, Lesley; Vannest, Jennifer 09-01-2022 -06-30-2023 National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disor Neuroimaging Reveals Treatment-Related Changes in DLD: A Randomized Controlled Trial Role:PI 240044.00 Hold Level:Federal

Grant: #CHMC (OS00000745/400940)(Vannest) Investigators:Vannest, Jennifer 07-01-2023 -02-29-2024 National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disor Earliest predictors of language outcomes in high-risk infants Role:PI 25717.00 Hold Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Vannest, Jennifer J; Karunanayaka, Prasanna R; Altaye, Mekibib; Schmithorst, Vincent J; Plante, Elena M; Eaton, Kenneth J; Rasmussen, Jerod M; Holland, Scott K (2009. ) Comparison of fMRI data from passive listening and active-response story processing tasks in children.Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, , 29 (4 ) ,971-6 More Information

Liu, Yinhong; Xiang, Jing; Wang, Yingying; Vannest, Jennifer J; Byars, Anna W; Rose, Douglas F (2008. ) Spatial and frequency differences of neuromagnetic activities in processing concrete and abstract words.Brain topography, , 20 (3 ) ,123-9 More Information

McNamara, Robert K; Vannest, Jennifer J; Valentine, Christina J (2015. ) Role of perinatal long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in cortical circuit maturation: Mechanisms and implications for psychopathology.World journal of psychiatry, , 5 (1 ) ,15-34 More Information

Horowitz-Kraus, Tzipi; Vannest, Jennifer J; Kadis, Darren; Cicchino, Nicole; Wang, Yingying Y; Holland, Scott K (2014. ) Reading acceleration training changes brain circuitry in children with reading difficulties.Brain and behavior, , 4 (6 ) ,886-902 More Information

Horowitz-Kraus, Tzipi; Vannest, Jennifer J; Gozdas, Elveda; Holland, Scott K (2014. ) Greater Utilization of Neural-Circuits Related to Executive Functions is Associated with Better Reading: A Longitudinal fMRI Study Using the Verb Generation Task.Frontiers in human neuroscience, , 8 ,447 More Information

Horowitz-Kraus, Tzipi; Vannest, Jennifer J; Holland, Scott K (2013. ) Overlapping neural circuitry for narrative comprehension and proficient reading in children and adolescents.Neuropsychologia, , 51 (13 ) ,2651-62 More Information

Brady, Cassandra C; Vannest, Jennifer J; Dolan, Lawrence M; Kadis, Darren S; Lee, Gregory R; Holland, Scott K; Khoury, Jane C; Shah, Amy S (2017. ) Obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes perform worse than controls on cognitive and behavioral assessments.Pediatric diabetes, , 18 (4 ) ,297-303 More Information

Leach, James L; Awwad, Reem; Greiner, Hansel M; Vannest, Jennifer J; Miles, Lili; Mangano, Francesco T (2016. ) Mesial temporal lobe morphology in intractable pediatric epilepsy: so-called hippocampal malrotation, associated findings, and relevance to presurgical assessment.Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, , 17 (6 ) ,683-93 More Information

Moore, D.R., Hugdahl, K., Stewart H.J., Vannest, J., Perdew, A.J., Sloat, N.T., Cash, E.K., & Hunter L.L. (2020. ) Listening Difficulties in Children: Behavior and Brain Activation Produced by Dichotic Listening of CV Syllables. Frontiers in Psychology, , 11 ,675

Swanson, S. J., Conant, L. L., Humphries, C. J., LeDoux, M., Raghavan, M., Mueller, W. M., ... & Busch, R. M. … Vannest, J. and Binder J.R. (2020. ) Changes in description naming for common and proper nouns after left anterior temporal lobectomy. .Epilepsy & Behavior, , 106 ,106912

Gutierrez-Colina, A. M., Vannest, J., Maloney, T., Wade, S. L., Combs, A., Horowitz-Kraus, T., & Modi, A. C. (2020. ) The neural basis of executive functioning deficits in adolescents with epilepsy: a resting-state fMRI connectivity study of working memory. .Brain Imaging and Behavior, , 1 -11

Boyne, P., Scholl, V., Doren, S., Carl, D., Billinger, S.A., Reisman, D.S., Gerson, M., Kissela, B., Vannest, J. and Dunning, K., (2020. ) Locomotor training intensity after stroke: Effects of interval type and mode. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, , 1 -11

Kraus, D., Vannest, J., Arya, R., Hutton, J. S., Leach, J. L., Mangano, F. T., ... & Horowitz‐Kraus, T. (2020. ) Reading in children with drug‐resistant epilepsy was related to functional connectivity in cognitive control regions. Acta Paediatrica., ,

Nair, S., Nenert, R.E., Allendorfer, J.B., Goodman, A.M., Vannest, J., Mirman, D. and Szaflarski, J.P. (2019. ) Sex, age, and handedness modulate the neural correlates of active learning. Frontiers in Neuroscience, , 13 ,961

Yarian, M., Washington, K.N., Spencer, C.E., Vannest, J. and Crowe, K., (2019. ) Exploring Predictors of Expressive Grammar Across Different Assessment Tasks in Preschoolers With or Without DLD .Communication Disorders Quarterly, , 1525740119868238

Arya, R., Babajani-Feremi, A., Byars, A.W., Vannest, J., Greiner, H.M., Wheless, J.W., Mangano, F.T. and Holland, K.D., (2019. ) A model for visual naming based on spatiotemporal dynamics of ECoG high-gamma modulation .Epilepsy & Behavior, , 99 ,106455

Espay, A.J., Ries, S., Maloney, T., Vannest, J., Neefus, E., Dwivedi, A.K., Allendorfer, J.B., Wulsin, L.R., LaFrance, W.C., Lang, A.E. and Szaflarski, J.P., (2019. ) . Clinical and neural responses to cognitive behavioral therapy for functional tremor. Neurology, , 93 (19 ) ,e1787 -e1798

Arya, R., Ervin, B., Dudley, J., Buroker, J., Rozhkov, L., Scholle, C., Horn, P.S., Vannest, J., Byars, A.W., Leach, J.L. and Mangano, F.T., (2019. ) Electrical stimulation mapping of language with stereo-EEG. Epilepsy & Behavior, , 99 ,106395

Redel, J.M., Dolan, L.M., DiFrancesco, M., Vannest, J. and Shah, A.S (2019. ) Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes and the Developing Brain .Current diabetes reports, , 19 (1 ) ,3

Arya, R., Roth, C., Leach, J.L., Middeler, D., Wilson, J.A., Vannest, J., Rozhkov, L., Greiner, H.M., Buroker, J., Scholle, C. and Fujiwara, H., (2019. ) Neuropsychological outcomes after resection of cortical sites with visual naming associated electrocorticographic high-gamma modulation .Epilepsy rsearch, , 151 ,17 -23

Fujiwara, H., Tenney, J., Kadis, D.S., Byars, A., Altaye, M., Spencer, C., Glauser, T. and Vannest, J.* (2018. ) Cortical morphology, epileptiform discharges, and neuropsychological performance in BECTS .Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, ,

Boyne, P., Maloney, T., DiFrancesco, M., Fox, M.D., Awosika, O., Aggarwal, P., Woeste, J., Jaroch, L., Braswell, D. and Vannest, J.*, (2018. ) Resting‐state functional connectivity of subcortical locomotor centers explains variance in walking capacity .Human brain mapping, ,

Youssofzadeh, V., Vannest, J. and Kadis, D.S (2018. ) fMRI connectivity of expressive language in young children and adolescents. Human brain mapping, ,

Szaflarski, J.P., Griffis, J., Vannest, J., Allendorfer, J.B., Nenert, R., Amara, A.W., Sung, V., Walker, H.C., Martin, A.N., Mark, V.W. and Zhou, X. (2018. ) A feasibility study of combined intermittent theta burst stimulation and modified constraint-induced aphasia therapy in chronic post-stroke aphasia. Restorative neurology and neuroscience, , 1 -16

Tenney, J.R., Kadis, D.S., Agler, W., Rozhkov, L., Altaye, M., Xiang, J., Vannest, J. and Glauser, T.A (2018. ) Ictal connectivity in childhood absence epilepsy: Associations with outcome. Epilepsia, , 59 (5 ) ,971 -981

Dietz, A., Vannest, J., Maloney, T., Altaye, M., Holland, S. and Szaflarski, J.P., (2018. ) The feasibility of improving discourse in people with aphasia through AAC: clinical and functional MRI correlates. Aphasiology,, , 32 (6 ) ,693 -719

Nenert, R., Allendorfer, J.B., Martin, A.M., Banks, C., Vannest, J., Holland, S.K., Hart, K.W., Lindsell, C.J. and Szaflarski, J.P., (2018. ) Longitudinal fMRI study of language recovery after a left hemispheric ischemic stroke. Restorative neurology and neuroscience, , 36 (3 ) ,359 -385

Modi AC, Vannest J, Combs A, Turnier L, Wade SL (2018. ) Pattern of executive functioning in adolescents with epilepsy: A multimethod measurement approach .Epilepsy & Behavior, , Mar 1 (80 ) ,5 -10

Arya R, Wilson JA, Fujiwara H, Vannest J, Byars AW, Rozhkov L, Leach JL, Greiner HM, Buroker J, Scholle C, Horn PS (2018. ) Electrocorticographic high‐gamma modulation with passive listening paradigm for pediatric extraoperative language mapping .Epilepsia, , Feb 20 ,

Redel JM, DiFrancesco M, Vannest J, Altaye M, Beebe D, Khoury J, Dolan LM, Lee G, Brunner H, Holland S, Brady C (2018. ) Brain gray matter volume differences in obese youth with type 2 diabetes: a pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, , Jan 26 ,

Espay AJ, Maloney T, Vannest J, Norris MM, Eliassen JC, Neefus E, Allendorfer JB, Lang AE, Szaflarski JP (2018. ) Impaired emotion processing in functional (psychogenic) tremor: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study. NeuroImage: Clinical, , Jan 1 (17 ) ,179 -187

Espay AJ, Maloney T, Vannest J, Norris MM, Eliassen JC, Neefus E, Allendorfer JB, Chen R, Szaflarski JP (2017. ) Dysfunction in emotion processing underlies functional (psychogenic) dystonia. .Movement Disorders, , Nov 10 ,

Griffith J, Dietz A, Ball A, Vannest J, Szaflarski JP (2017. ) An examination of changes in spoken productions within constraint-induced aphasia therapy. Aphasiology, , 31 (11 ) ,1250 -1256

Nenert R, Allendorfer JB, Martin AM, Banks C, Vannest J, Holland SK, Szaflarski JP (2017. ) Age-related language lateralization assessed by fMRI: The effects of sex and handedness. Brain Research, , Nov 1 (1674 ) ,20 -35

Nenert R, Allendorfer JB, Martin AM, Banks C, Ball A, Vannest J, Dietz AR, Szaflarski JP. (2017. ) Neuroimaging Correlates of Post-Stroke Aphasia Rehabilitation in a Pilot Randomized Trial of Constraint-Induced Aphasia Therapy. Medical science monitor: international medical journal of experimental and clinical research, , 23 (3489 ) ,3489

Arya R, Wilson JA, Fujiwara H, Rozhkov L, Leach JL, Byars AW, Greiner HM, Vannest J, Buroker J, Milsap G, Ervin B. (2017. ) Presurgical language localization with visual naming associated ECoG high‐gamma modulation in pediatric drug‐resistant epilepsy. .Epilepsia, , 58 (4 ) ,663 -673

Vannest J, Maloney TC, Tenney JR, Szaflarski JP, Morita D, Byars AW, Altaye M, Holland SK, Glauser TA. (2017. ) Changes in functional organization and functional connectivity during story listening in children with benign childhood epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes. .Brain and Language, , Feb 13 ,

Griffis JC, Nenert R, Allendorfer JB, Vannest J, Holland SK, Dietz A, Szaflarski JP (2017. ) The canonical semantic network supports residual language function in chronic post-stroke aphasia.Human brain mapping, , 38 (3 ) ,1636 -1658More Information

Horowitz-Kraus T, Farah R, DiFrancesco MW, Vannest J.* (2017. ) The Involvement of Speed-of-Processing in Story Listening in Preschool Children: A Functional and Structural Connectivity Study.Neuropediatrics, , 48 (1 ) ,19 -29More Information

Dietz A, Vannest J, Maloney T, Altaye M, Szaflarski JP, Holland SK (2016. ) The Calculation of Language Lateralization Indices in Post-stroke Aphasia: A Comparison of a Standard and a Lesion-Adjusted Formula.Front Hum Neurosci, , 10 ,493 More Information

Vannest J, Tenney JR, Altaye M, Byars AW, Spencer C, Maloney TC, Szaflarski JP, Morita D, Glauser TA (2016. ) Impact of frequency and lateralization of interictal discharges on neuropsychological and fine motor status in children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes. .Epilepsia, , 57 (8 ) ,e161 -e167More Information

Brady CC, Vannest J, Dolan L, Kadis DS, Lee GR, Holland SK, Khoury JC, Shah AS (2016. ) Obese Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes Perform Worse than Controls on Cognitive and Behavioral Assessments .Pediatric Diabetes, ,

Tenney JR, Glauser T, Altaye M, Szaflarski JP, Spencer C, Morita D, Vannest J.* (2016. ) Longitudinal stability of interictal spikes in benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes.Epilepsia, , 57 (5 ) ,805 -811More Information

Maloney TC, Tenney JR, Szaflarski JP, Vannest J.* (2015. ) Simultaneous Electroencephalography and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and the Identification of Epileptic Networks in Children. J Pediatr Epilepsy, , 4 (4 ) ,174 -183

Vannest J, Tenney JR, Gelineau-Morel R, Maloney T, Glauser TA. (2015. ) Cognitive and behavioral outcomes in benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes.Epilepsy Behavior, , Apr (45 ) ,85 -91More Information

Vannest J, Maloney T, Kay B, Siegel M, Allendorfer JB, Banks C, Altaye M, Szaflarski JP (2015. ) Age related-changes in the neural basis of self-generation in verbal paired associate learning. .Neuroimage Clin. , , Feb 20 (7 ) ,537 -546More Information

Pardos M, Korostenskaja M, Xiang J, Fujiwara H, Lee KH, Horn PS, Byars A, Vannest J, Wang Y, Hemasilpin N, Rose DF (2015. ) Physical Feature Encoding and Word Recognition Abilities Are Altered in Children with Intractable Epilepsy: Preliminary Neuromagnetic Evidence. .Behav Neurol, , 2015 (237436 ) , More Information

Hutton JS, Horowitz-Kraus T, Mendelsohn AL, DeWitt T, Holland SK (2015. ) C-MIND Authorship Consortium. Home Reading Environment and Brain Activation in Preschool Children Listening to Stories.Pediatrics, , 136 (3 ) ,466 -478More Information

Szaflarski JP, Ball AL, Vannest J, Dietz AR, Allendorfer JB, Martin AN, Hart K, Lindsell CJ (2015. ) Constraint-Induced Aphasia Therapy for Treatment of Chronic Post-Stroke Aphasia: A Randomized, Blinded, Controlled Pilot Trial.Med Sci Monit, , Sep 24 (21 ) ,2861 -2869More Information

Horowitz-Kraus T, Eaton K, Farah R, Hajinazarian A, Vannest J, Holland SK (2015. ) Predicting better performance on a college preparedness test from narrative comprehension at the age of 6 years: An fMRI study.Brain Res, , Dec 10 (1629 ) ,54 -62More Information

Sroka MC, Vannest J, Maloney TC, Horowitz-Kraus R, Byars AW, and Holland SK (2015. ) Relationship between receptive vocabulary and the neural substrates for story processing in preschoolers .Brain Imaging and Behavior, , 9 (17 ) ,43 -55

Arya R, Wilson JA, Vannest J, Byars AW, Greiner H, Buroker J,
 Fujiwara H, Mangano F. Holland K, Crone N, Rose D (2015. ) Electrocorticographic language mapping in children by high-gamma synchronization during spontaneous conversation: Comparison with conventional electrical cortical stimulation .Epilepsy Research, , 110 ,78 -87

Redle E, Vannest J, Maloney T, Tsevat RK, Eikenberry S, Lewis B, Shriberg LD, Tkach J, Holland SK (2015. ) Functional MRI evidence for fine motor praxis dysfunction in children with persistent speech disorders .Brain Research, , 1597 ,47 -56

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Grainger, M., DiFrancesco, M.W., Vannest, J., Holland, S.K (2015. ) Right is Not Always Wrong: DTI and fMRI Evidence for the Reliance of Reading Comprehension on Language Comprehension Networks in the Right Hemisphere .Brain Imaging and Behavior , ,

Kaiser D, Leach, J. L., Vannest, J., Holland, S.K (2015. ) Unanticipated Findings in Pediatric Neuroimaging Research: Expectations of Participants and Ethical Responsibilities of Scientists and Physicians .Brain Imaging and Behavior, , 9 (1 ) ,32 -42

Schmithorst V.J., Vannest, J., Lee, G.R., Hernandez-Garcia, L., Plante, E., Rajagopal, A., Holland S.K (2014. ) Evidence that neurovascular coupling underlying the BOLD effect increases with age during childhood .Human brain mapping, , 36 (1 ) ,1 -15

Horowitz-Kraus T, Vannest JJ, Gozdas E, Holland SK (2014. ) Greater Utilization of Neural-Circuits Related to Executive Functions is Associated with Better Reading: A Longitudinal fMRI Study Using the Verb Generation Task. Front Hum Neurosci, , 20 (8 ) ,447

Tenney JR, Fujiwara H, Horn PS, Vannest J, Xiang J, Glauser TA, Rose DF (2014. ) Low- and high-frequency oscillations reveal distinct absence seizure networks. Annals of Neurology, , 76 (4 ) ,558 -567

Vannest J., Rajagopal, A., Cicchino N.D., Franks-Henry J., Simpson, S.M., Lee, G.R., Altaye, M., Sroka, C., Holland S.K (2014. ) Factors determining success of awake and asleep MRI in nonsedated children .Neuropediatrics, , 45 (6 ) ,370 -377

Wu, S.W., Maloney, T., Gilbert, D.L., Dixon, S.G., Horn, P.S., Huddleston, D.A., Eaton, K., Vannest, J (2013. ) Functional MRI-navigated Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Over Supplementary Motor Area in Chronic Tic Disorders. Brain Stimul, ,

Schmithorst, V.J., Hernandez-Garcia, L., Vannest, J., Rajagopal, A., Lee, G., Holland, S.K (2013. ) Optimized simultaneous ASL and BOLD functional imaging of the whole brain .J Magn Reson Imaging, ,

Jacola, L.M., Byars, A.W., Hickey, F., Vannest, J., Holland, S.K., Schapiro, M.B (2013. ) Functional magnetic resonance imaging of story listening in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome: evidence for atypical neurodevelopment .J Intellect Disabil Res, ,

Horowitz-Kraus, T., Vannest, J., Holland, S.K (2013. ) Overlapping neural circuitry for narrative comprehension and proficient reading in children and adolescents .Neuropsychologia , , 31 (13 ) ,2651 -2662

Szaflarski JP Allendorfer JB, Banks CL, Vannest J, Holland SK (2013. ) Recovered vs. not-recovered from post-stroke aphasia: The contributions from the dominant and non-dominant hemispheres. .Restorative Neurology And Neuroscience , , 31 (4 ) ,347 -360

Bigras C, Shear PK, Vannest J, Allendorfer JB, Szaflarski JP (2013. ) The effects of temporal lobe epilepsy on scene encoding. Epilepsy & Behavior, , 26 (1 ) ,11 -21

Siegel M, Allendorfer JB, Lindsell CJ, Vannest J, Szaflarski JP (2012. ) The effects of linguistic relationships among paired associates on verbal self-generation and recognition memory. Brain and Behavior, , 2 (6 ) ,789 -795

Vannest J, Szaflarski JP, Eaton KP, Henkel D, Morita D, Glauser, TA, Byars AW, Patel K, and Holland SK (2013. ) Functional MRI reveals changes in language localization in children with Benign Childhood Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes. .Journal of Child Neurology , , 28 (4 ) ,435 -445

. Fisher RS, Blum DE, DiVentura B, Vannest J, Hixson JD, Moss RM, Herman ST, Fureman BE and French JA (2012. ) Seizure diaries for clinical research and practice: Limitations and future prospects. .Epilepsy & Behavior, , 24 (3 ) ,304 -310

Wang YY, Holland SK, Vannest J. (2012. ) Concordance of MEG and fMRI Patterns in Adolescents during Verb Generation. .Brain Research, , 1447 ,79 -90

Vannest J, Eaton KP, Henkel D, Siegel M, Tsevat RK, Allendorfer JB, Schefft BK, Banks C, Szaflarski JP. (2012. ) Cortical correlates of self-generation in verbal paired associate learning. Brain Research, , 1437 ,104 -114

Allendorfer JB, Lindsell CJ, Siegel M, Banks CL, Vannest J, Holland SK, Szaflarski JP (2012. ) Females and males are highly similar in language performance and cortical activation patterns during verb generation. .Cortex, , 48 (9 ) ,1218 -1233

Jacola LM, Byars AW, Chalfonte-Evans M, Schmithorst VJ, Hickey F, Patterson B, Hotze S, Vannest J, Chiu P, Holland SK, Schapiro MB (2011. ) Functional magnetic resonance imaging of cognitive processing in Down syndrome. .American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities , , 116 (5 ) ,344 -359

Wang Y, Xiang J, Vannest J, Holroyd T, Narmoneva D, Horn P, Liu Y, Rose D, Degrauw T, Holland S. (2011. ) Neuromagnetic measures of word processing in bilinguals and monolinguals .Clin Neurophysiol, , 122 (9 ) ,1706 -1717

Karunanayaka P, Schmithorst VJ, Vannest J, Szaflarski JP, Plante E, Holland SK (2011. ) A linear structural equation model for covert verb generation based on independent component analysis of FMRI data from children and adolescents .Front Syst Neurosci, , 5 ,293

Szaflarski JP, Vannest J, Wu SW, DiFrancesco MW, Banks C, Gilbert DL (2011. ) Excitatory repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation induces improvements in chronic post-stroke aphasia .Med Sci Monit, , 17 (3 ) ,CR132 -CR139

Vannest J, Newport EL, Newman AJ, Bavelier D (2011. ) Interplay between morphology and frequency in lexical access: the case of the base frequency effect .Brain Res, , 1373 ,144 -159

Korostenskaja M, Pardos M, Fujiwara H, Kujala T, Horn P, Rose D, Byars A, Brown D, Seo JH, Wang Y, Vannest J, Xiang J, Degrauw T, Näätänen R, Lee KH (2011. ) Neuromagnetic evidence of impaired cortical auditory processing in pediatric intractable epilepsy .Epilepsy Research, , 92 (1 ) ,63 -73

Szaflarski JP, Eaton K, Ball AL, Banks C, Vannest J, Allendorfer JB, Page S, Holland SK. (2011. ) Poststroke Aphasia Recovery Assessed With Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and a Picture Identification Task. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis, , 20 (4 ) ,336 -345

Vannest, J., Rasmussen, J., Eaton, K.P., Patel, K., Schmithorst, V.J., Karunanayaka, P. R., Plante, E.M., Byars, A.W., & Holland, S.K (2010. ) fMRI Activation in Language Areas Correlates with Verb Generation Performance in Children .Neuropediatrics, , 41 ,235 -239

Korostenskaja, M., Pardos, M., Fujiwara, H., Kujala, T., Horn, P., Rose, D., Byars, A., Brown, D., Seo, J. H., Wang, Y., Vannest, J., Xiang, J., Degrauw, T., Naatanen, R. & Lee, K. H (2010. ) Neuromagnetic evidence of impaired cortical auditory processing in pediatric intractable epilepsy. .Epilepsy Research, , 92 ,63 -73

Karunanayaka, P. R., Schmithorst, V. J., Vannest, J., Szaflarski, J. P., Plante E.M. and Holland S.K (2010. ) A Group Independent Component Analysis of Covert Verb Generation in Children: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study .Neuroimage , , 51 ,472 -487

Vannest, J., Karunanayaka, P. R., Schmithorst, V. J., Szaflarski, J. P., Holland S.K (2009. ) Language networks in children: Evidence from functional MRI studies .American J. of Roentgenology, , 192 ,1190 -1196

Wang, Y., Xiang, J., Kotecha, R., Vannest, J., Liu, Y., Rose, D., et al (2008. ) Spatial and Frequency Differences of Neuromagnetic Activities Between the Perception of Open- and Closed-class Words .Brain Topogr, , 21 (2 ) ,75 -85

Vannest, J., Szaflarski, J. P., Privitera, M. D., Schefft, B. K., & Holland, S. K (2008. ) Medial temporal fMRI activation reflects memory lateralization and memory performance in patients with epilepsy. .Epilepsy Behavior, , 12 (3 ) ,410 -418

Holland S.K, Vannest, J., Jacola, L. M., Tillema, J-M., Karunanayaka, P. R., Schmithorst, V. J., Yuan, W., Plante, E., and Byars, A.W (2007. ) Functional MRI of Language Lateralization During Development in Children. International Journal of Audiology , , 46 ,533 -551

Vannest, J., Polk, T. A., and Lewis, R. L. (2005. ) Dual-Route Processing of Complex Words: New fMRI Evidence from Derivational Suffixation .Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience , , 5 (1 ) ,67 -76

Vannest, J., Bertram, R., Jarvikivi, J. and Niemi, J. (2002. ) Counterintuitive Cross-Linguistic Differences: More morphological computation in English than in Finnish .Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, , 31 ,83 -106

. Vannest, J. and Boland, J. E. (1999. ) Lexical Morphology and Lexical Access .Brain & Language, , 68 ,324 -332

Honors and Awards

2003 Outstanding Research Mentorship Award University of Michigan Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program

Post Graduate Training and Education

PhD, Linguistics, Ohio State University, ,

Psychology, University of Michigan, ,

Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, ,

Contact Information

Academic - Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 5135588518