Stuttering Genes and Genetic Expression

Gene Expression

We invite you to listen-in to some of the greatest brains and latest findings (and ponderings) in this podcast from Stuttertalk.

They discuss the physical aspects of stuttering related to genes and brain structure as well as discussing “subgroups” in stuttering research.

Including Shelly Jo Kraft and Keiichi Yasu join Kerianne Druker and Tom Weidig, recorded in 2018 at the One World, Many Voices: Science and Community World Congress in Hiroshima.


Dr. Shelly Jo Kraft researches etiology of stuttering and she leads global genetics research at Wayne State University. (See more about our research work with Shelly Jo Kraft)

Keiichi Yasu explores neuroscience and behavioral aspect of stuttering at Tsukuba University of Technology in Japan.

Kerianne Druker is PhD student and speech-language pathologist from Curtin University, Australia and member of Research & Publication Committee of the International Fluency Association (IFA).

Dr. Tom Weidig from Luxemberg is co-chair of the International Fluency Association’s Research & Publication Committee and creator and publisher of the Stuttering Brain Blog.