Stimulating Language in Subacute StrokE "SLISSE"


Phase 1/2 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The investigators will study the effects of transcranial direct current (tDCS) stimulation during language therapy for naming in individuals with aphasia in the acute and subacute post stroke period. Naming difficulties are a persistent and common symptom in aphasia after left-hemisphere (LH) stroke. Behavioral therapy (speech and language therapy; SALT) is the mainstay treatment for post stroke aphasia....

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 7 April 2016.

1 Apr 2016 27 Jan 2016 1 Apr 2020 1 Apr 2020 1 Apr 2016 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics




Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Argye B Hillis-Trupe, MD, MA

  • Donna C Tippett, MPH, MA 410-955-7895