Research Team



Katherine E. Travis, PhD

Dr. Katherine Travis is an Assistant Professor whose research uses human neuroimaging and behavioral measures to examine the neural bases of early language learning in infants and young children. Her goal of her research is to develop therapies and interventions to help promote language learning outcomes in children at-risk fro leaning disabilties.

Bruce McCandliss, PhD

Dr. Bruce McCandliss is a Professor of Education and, by courtesy, of Psychology in the Stanford University Department of Education. His area of focus is educational neuroscience. 

Brian Wandell, PhD

Dr. Brian Wandell is the Isaac and Madeline Stein Family Professor of Psychology and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering and Ophthalmology. As founder of Stanford's Center for Neurobiological Imaging, he collaborates with Dr. Feldman on neuroimaging of children at risk for language and reading disorders. 

Kristen Yeom, MD

Dr. Kristen Yeom is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford with expertise in neuroradiology in children. 

Virginia Marchman, PhD

Dr. Marchman is a Social Science Research Scholar and Developmental Psychologist with expertise in language development and language disorders in full-term and preterm children learning English and/or Spanish.   

Postdoctoral Fellows

Clinical Research Coordinators

Megumi Takada

Kenny Tang

Rocio Velasco Poblaciones

Alethea Eidsness

Research Alums

Lisa Gresch, MS, CCC-SLP

Vanessa Kovachy, MEd

Elizabeth Loi, BA

Yael Leitner, MD

Jenna Adams, BA

Elizabeth Martin, MD

Nchedo Ezeokoli, BA

Lauren Borchers, BA

Cory Dodson, BA

Nicole Heller, BA

Aubrey Adiao, BS

Mai Manchanda, BA