Below is a recent blog post by Stefan Heller which was originally posted on the Heller Lab website.. 2016 has been fairly good to us thus far. Our new NIH grant received a competitive
The Los Altos Town Crier recently reported on the Su family, and their young daughter Natalie's journey with hearing loss and cochlear implantation. Natalie is a patient of SICHL's Dr. Kay Chang, who performed her surgery
The Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss (SICHL) is at the forefront of curing hearing loss. The goal of SICHL is to devise treatments that repair the damaged inner ear and restore lost hearing, quiet tinnitus, and improve balance. SICHL is building a new paradigm of progress through partnerships and collaboration, coupled with breakthrough science and brilliant problem-solving. It will reinforce the back- and-forth dynamic of translational medicine with one concentrated focus: to find a way to cure—and prevent—hearing loss.
New Paper: Adaptation Independent Modulation of Auditory Hair Cell Mechanotransduction Channel Open Probability Implicates a Role for the Lipid Bilayer
Below Anthony Ricci, PhD, describes a new paper in the Journal of Neuroscience, which challenges the current understanding of a process within the inner ear. By Dr. Anthony Ricci Hair cells are the