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2022 AHRF Grant Recipients

Xin Luo, PhD

Arizona State University

Neural Health and Pitch Perception with Cochlear Implants

Nesrine Benkafadar, PharmD, PhD

Stanford University

Key triggers of hair cell regeneration

Christine Mei, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Hearing Preservation Effects of Therapeutic Hypothermia in a ‘Double-Insult’ Model of Cochlear Implantation in Noise-Exposed Cochleae

Jasleen Singh, PhD

Northwestern University

The Influence of Patient Psychosocial Behaviors on Hearing Aid Use and Outcomes in an Over-the-Counter Delivery Model

Jaime Garcia-Añoveros, PhD

Northwestern University

Differential hair cell death susceptibility to age and noise

Amit Walia, MD

Washington University in St. Louis

Using electrocochleography to build a prediction model for speech-perception performance in noise after cochlear implantation

Ryan A. Bartholomew, MD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Magnetic stimulation of the cochlear nerve: Foundation for a next-generation cochlear implant

Ignacio Garcia Gomez, PhD

Northwestern University

Differential hair cell death susceptibility to age and noise

David Lee, MD

Washington University in St. Louis

Optical Coherence Tomography of Inner Ear Structures: Using Novel Imaging Technology to Investigate Meniere's Disease and Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Emma E. Martin, MD

University of Illinois at Chicago

Contributions of vocal tract length to cochlear implant users’ perception of vocal pitch

Xiaodong Tan, PhD

Northwestern University

Ototoxic Effects of Bound and Unbound Cisplatin

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