Dr. Yunusova is a Senior Scientist and Communication Team Leader at KITE. She is an Associate Professor at the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute Department of Speech Language Pathology at the University of Toronto. She is also the Director of the Bulbar Function Lab and Associate Scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute. Yana's research is focused on neurologic disorders affecting speech (e.g., Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, stroke). Her research program is devoted to understanding how neurologic damage affects speech as well as developing new technology-based assessments and novel efficacious treatments for individuals with neurogenic speech disorders.