Coma Science Group
- Team Olivia Gosseries
PhD at the GIGA Consciousness on the link between swallowing and consciousness (Graduated April 2021).
MSc in Speech Therapy, option neuropsychology and learning disabilities, University of Liège, Belgium. Graduated July 2014.
BSc in Speech Therapy, Haute Ecole de la Province de Liège, Belgique. Graduated July 2011.
As a speech therapy, Evelyne’s multidisciplinary work aims to study the relationship between consciousness and swallowing. To this end, her research focuses on :
* reviewing the literature on this topic,
* analysing retrospective data on different components related to swallowing in relation with the patients’ level of consciousness,
* and developing an appropriate tool s with qualitative and quantitative items to evaluate swallowing in patients with severe brain injury disorders of consciousness,
* suggesting clinical approaches to the management of orofacial and swallowing disabilities for these patients.