Katherine Shim, PhD, received her doctorate from Stanford University and completed her postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Francisco. She is currently a Scientific Review Officer at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Prior to joining the NIH, she was an Assistant Professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, where she led an extramurally-funded research laboratory investigating the role of cell signaling during the embryonic development of the inner ear. In particular, her laboratory focused on the role of a mouse deafness gene during specification of embryonic progenitor cells of the inner ear.
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“Blue Skies” Video
April 3, 2015 - “Blue Skies” is the tale of Tom, a building inspector who is diagnosed with significant hearing loss, and the story of how that simple problem affects his work and personal life. He must come to terms with what he stands to lose – not just his hearing, but his most important connection to the past.
Brian Tyler – AHRF Supporter
April 3, 2015 - We are proud to announce that Brian Tyler, award-winning film score composer, actively supports the work of the American Hearing Research Foundation.