AHRF News 2008

AHRF Funded Research 2008

American Hearing Research Foundation Selects 5 Research Projects to Fund for 2008 On October 16, 2007, the American Hearing Research …

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“Characterization of a de novo Protein Expressed in the Mammalian Cochlea.” Jing Zheng, Ph.D., Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Sensory hair cells deep within the inner ear convert the mechanical force of sound waves into signals that travel along …

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Katherine Shim, PhD Joins AHRF Research Committee

Katherine Shim, PhD, assistant professor in the department of Otolaryngology & Communications Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, …

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“The Effects of Selective Hair Cell Damage on Temporal Envelope Coding in the Auditory Nerve.” Michael G. Heinz, Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

This project involves the collection of auditory-nerve fiber responses to amplitude modulated sounds from chinchillas. Responses are to be compared …

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“The Role of KCNQ4 Channels in Progressive Hearing Loss.” Liping Nie, Ph.D., University of California, Davis

DFNA2 is a type of inherited nonsyndromic progressive hearing loss. Hearing loss in DFNA2 families starts from high frequencies in …

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