Vocal Arts alumna receives National Institutes of Health research grant

Dr. Reyna Gordon (BM ’01), an alumna of the USC Thornton Vocal Arts program, was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to expand her research on “Mapping the Genetic and Neural Architecture of Human Rhythm and Communication Traits.”

Gordon, who is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and Psychology and Director of the Music Cognition Lab at Vanderbilt University, specializes in the study of rhythm skills and their relationship to language development.

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