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Refereed Publications
Kobayashi T., Niimi S., Kumada K., Kosaki H., & Hirose H. (1993). "Botulinum Toxin Treatment for Spasmodic Dysphonia," Acta Otolaryngol Suppl. 504, 155-157.

Niitsu M.,Kumada M.,Campeau N. G.,Niimi S.,Riederer S. J.,.& Itai Y. (1994). "Tongue Displacement: Visualization with Rapid Tagged Magnetization-Prepared MR Imaging," Radiology 191, 578-580.

Mochizuki, H., Kamakura, K., Kumada, M., Goto, J., Kanazawa, I., Motoyoshi, K. (1999). "A Patient with Huntington's Disease Presenting with Laryngeal Chorea," European Neurology 41(2), 119-120.

Whalen, D. H., Gick, B., Kumada, M., & Honda, K. (1999). "Cricothyroid Activity in High and Low Vowels: Evidence for Automaticity of Intrinsic F0," Journal of Phonetics 27(2), 125-142.

Kumada, M., Bell-Berti, F., Kobayashi, T., Makiyama, K., Niimi, S. (2001). "The Syllable Method: Proportion of Impaired Syllables as an Indicator of Spasmodic Dysphonia Severity," Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica 53[1], 19-27.

Saigusa, H., Niimi, S., Yamashita, K., Goto, T., & Kumada, M. (2001), "Morphological and Histochemistorical Studies of the Genioglossus Muscle," Annals of Otolaryngology, Rhinology & Laryngology 110[8], 779-784.

Murano, E., Hosako-Naito, Y., Tayama, N., Oka, T., Miyaji, M., Kumada, M., & Niimi, S. (2001), "Bamboo Node: Primary Vocal Fold Lesion as Evidence of Autoimmune Disease," Journal of Voice 15[3], 441-450.

Tsunoda, K., Kikkawa, Y.S., Kumada, M., Higo, R., & Tayama, N. (2003), "Hoarseness Caused by Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis: How Long Should One Delay Phonosurgery?" Acta Otolaryngol. 123(4), 555-6.

Ishii, K., Kumada, M., Ueki, A., Yamamoto, M., Hirose, H. (2003), "Involuntary Expiratory Phonation as a Dose-Related Consequence of L-Dopa Therapy in a Patient with Parkinson's Disease," Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 112[12], 1040-1042.


Status Reports and Other Non-Refereed Publications
Kumada M., Niitsu M., Niimi S., & Hirose H. (1992). "A Study on the Inner Structure of the Tongue in the Production of the 5 Japanese Vowels by Tagging Snapshot MRI," Ann Bull RILP 26, 1-11.

Niitsu M., Kumada M., Niimi S., & Itai Y. (1992). "Tongue Movement during Phonation:A Rapid Quantitative Visualization Using Tagging Snapshot MRI," Ann Bull RILP 26, 149-155.

Kumada M., Niitsu M., Niimi S., Hirose H., & Itai Y. (1993). "A Study on the Inner Structure of the Tongue in the Production of the 5 Japanese Vowels by Tagging Snapshot MRI: A Second Report," Ann Bull RILP 27, 1-12.

Niimi S., Kumada M. , & Niitsu M. (1994). "Functions of Tongue-Related Muscles during Production of the Five Japanese Vowels," Ann Bull RILP 28, 33-39.


Published Proceedings of Presentations
Niimi S., Kumada M. (1996). "Recent Advances in Techniques for Observing Speech Production," Reprint of Papers Presented at Special Session 2aSC "Speech Communication for the Next Decade: New Directions of Research, Technological Developement, and Evolving Applications," the Acoustic Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan Third Joint Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii (Dec. 2-6, 1996).

Whalen, D. H., Gick, B., Kumada, M., & Honda, K. (1998), "EMG Evidence for the Automaticity of intrinsic F0 of vowels," In P. A. Kuhl & A. Crum (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Acoustics and 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (pp. 2951-1952). New York: American Physical Society.

Kumada, M., Bell-Berti, F., & Honorof D. N. (1999), "Comparing Materials for The Evaluation of Symptom Severity in the Read Speech of Spasmodic Dysphonia Patients," CD-ROM of Collected Papers of 137th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and 2nd Convention of the European Acoustic Association: 4ASCB-2.

Murano, E. Z., Imagawa, H., Kumada, M., Kobayashi, T., & Niimi, S., Kiritani, S. (1999), "Vocal Fold Vibration Patterns in Spasmodic Dysphonia -High Speed Digital Imaging System Observation," 5th Seminar on Speech Production: Models and Data. Crest Workshop on Models of Speech Production: Motor Planning and Articulatory Modelling. Kloster Seeon, Bavaria, Germany [May 1-4, 2000].

Konishi, T., Imaizumi, S., Kumada, M., & Niimi, S. (2000), "Vibrato and Emotin in Singing Voice," 6th International Conference. Music Perception and Cognition. Keele Univ., Keele, UK (Aug. 5-10, 2000).

Kumada, M., Kobayashi, N., Hirose, H., Tayama, N., Imagawa, H., Sakakibara, K.-I., Nito, T., Wada, M., Kakurai, S., Kumada, C., Niimi, S. (2002). "Quantitative Analysis of Vocal Fold Vibration during Register Change by High Speed Digital Imaging System -2nd Report on the study of Prosody and the Interaction between Articulators and Phonators-," Proceedings for 2001 2nd Plenary Meeting and Symposium on Prosody and Speech Processing, Organized by Scientific Research of Priority Areas (B): Realization of Advanced Spoken Language Information Processing from Prosodic Features (Granted by Ministry of Science, Culture, Sports, Education), 125-128.

Kumada, M., Kobayashi, N., Hirose, H., Tayama, N., Imagawa, H., Sakakibara, K.-I., Nito, T., Wada, M., Kakurai, S., Kumada, C., Niimi, S. (2002). "Analysis Of Vocal Fold Vibration during Register Change by High Speed Digital Imaging System," Official publication of the Forum Acusticum Sevilla 2002, Univ. of Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain (16-20 Sep., 2002); Special Issue of the journal Revista de Acustica, 32 (CD-ROM, ISBN: 84-87985-06-8).

Kumada, M., Kobayashi, N., Hirose, H., Tayama, N., Imagawa, H., Sakakibara, K.-I., Nito, T., Wada, M., Kakurai, S., Kumada, C., Niimi, S. (2003). "Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Vocal Fold Vibration during Register Change by High Speed Digital Imaging System -3rd Report on the study of Prosody and the Interaction between Articulators and Phonators-," Proceedings for 2002 2nd Plenary Meeting and Symposium on Prosody and Speech Processing, Organized by Scientific Research of Priority Areas (B): Realization of Advanced Spoken Language Information Processing from Prosodic Features (Granted by Ministry of Science, Culture, Sports, Education), 133-136.


Published Abstracts of Presentations
Kumada M., & Niimi S. (1993). "Contraction Of Tongue Related Muscles and Tongue Shape for Production of 5 Japanese Vowels," Third Seminar on Speech Production: Models and Data, Old Saybrook, Connecticut (May 11-13, 1993) (A).

Kumada, M., Bell-Berti, F., Kobayashi, T., Makiyama, K., & Niimi, S. (1997). "Word Timing in a Counting Task and Perceived Severity of Impairment in Spasmodic Dysphonia," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 102 (5), Pt. 2, 3205 (A).

Kumada, M., Bell-Berti, F. (1998). "Functions of the Genioglossus Muscle and the Intrinsic Muscles of the Tongue during Productions of Five Japanese Vowels," Third Annual Faculty Research Forum, the Center for Teaching and Learning and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, St. John's University, Gamaica, New York (April 22, 1998) (A).

Whalen, D. H., Gick, B., Kumada, M., & Honda, K. (1998). "EMG Evidence for the Automaticity of Intrinsic F0 of Vowels," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 103 (5), Pt. 2, 3087-3088 (A).

Kumada, M., Constable, R. T., Bell-Berti, F., Niitsu, M., Hirose, H., Niimi, S. (1998). "Functions of the Muscles of the Tongue during Speech," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 104 (3), Pt. 2, 1819-1820 (A).

Kumada, M., Bell-Berti, F., & Honorof D. N. (1999), "Comparing Materials for The Evaluation of Symptom Severity in the Read Speech of Spasmodic Dysphonia Patients," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 105 (2), Pt. 2, 1246-1247 (A).

Kumada, M., Mencl, W. E., Constable, R. T., Pugh, K. R., Bell-Berti, F., Honorof, D.N. & Gracco, V. L. (1999), "Brain Function in Spasmodic Dysphonia: A Functional MRI Study,"Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 105 (2), Pt. 2, 1247 (A).

Murano, E. Z., Kobayashi, T., Kumada, M., & Niimi, S. (1999), "Botulinum Toxin Injection for Spasmodic Dysphonia in Japan," Program and Abstracts of the 5th International Conference 1999: Basic and Therapeutic Aspect of Botulinum and Tetanus Toxins (pp. 58). Orlando, Florida (Nov. 15-18, 1999).

Konishi, T., Imaizumi, S., Kumada, M., & Niimi, S. (2000), "Vibrato and Emotin in Singing Voice," 6th International Conference. Music Perception and Cognition. Keele Univ., Keele, UK (Aug. 5-10, 2000).

Kumada, M., Kaneko, T., Ono, T., Ohashi, M., Ishida, K., Niimi, S. (2000). "New Methods for Objective Evaluation of Nasality," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 108 (5), Pt. 2, 2531 (A).

Kumada, M., Kaneko, T., Ono, T., Ohashi, M., Ishida, K., Niimi, S. (2001). "Laser Doppler Vibrometer and Subminiature Electret Microphone: New Methods for Objective Evaluation of Nasality," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 109 (5), Pt. 2, 2492 (A).

Kumada, M., Kaneko, T., Ono, T., Ohashi, M., Ishida, K., Nakayama, K., Kobayashi, N., Hirose, H., Tayama, N., Niimi, S. (2001). " Objective Evaluation of Nasality Using Laser Doppler Vibrometer," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 110 (5), Pt. 2, 2706 (A).

Kumada, M., Kobayashi, N., Hirose, H., Tayama, N., Imagawa, H., Sakakibara, K.-I., Nito, T., Kakurai, S., Kumada, C., Wada, M., Niimi, S. (2002). "Quantitative Analysis of Vocal Fold Vibration during Register Change by High Speed Digital Imaging System," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 111 (5), Pt. 2, 2477 (A).

Kumada, M., Kobayashi, N., Hirose, H., Tayama, N., Imagawa, H., Sakakibara, K.-I., Nito, T., Wada, M., Kakurai, S., Kumada, C., Niimi, S. (2002). "Analysis of Vocal Fold Vibration on Prosodic Events by High Speed Digital Imaging Systems," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 112 (5), Pt. 2, 2445 (A).

Sakakibara, K.-I., Konishi, T., Murano, E. Z., Imagawa, H., Kumada, M., Kondo, K., Niimi, S. (2002). "Observation of the Laryngeal Movements for Throat Singing," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 112 (5), Pt. 2, 2264 (A).

Kumada, M., Mori, K., Nozaki, S., Nakajima, Y. (2004). "Movie MRI with Five Frames a Second for Evaluation of Speech and Swallowing," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 151 (5), Pt. 2, 2632 (A).


Other Presentations
Kumada M. (1997). "Syllable Method: A New Method to Evaluate the Severity of Spasmodic Dysphonia (SD) by The Proportion of Impaired Sylllables during Speech," The Christpher McFadden Research Day in Otolaryngology, Section of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Yale University Medical School, New Haven, Connecticut (June 13,1997).

Kumada M. (1998). "Coordination between Articulators and Phonators," The Haskins In-House Conference on Speech Research, New Haven, Connecticut (May 14, 1998).
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