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2021 AHRF Grant Recipients

Dhasakumar Navaratnam, MD, PhD

Yale University

Defining the molecular and cellular basis of Meniere’s disease using single cell RNA sequencing

Michael Ghiam, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Utility of Perilymph microRNA Sampling for Identification of Active Gene Expression Pathways in Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Melinda Anderson, PhD, CCC-A

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Sex Differences in the Association between Hearing Loss and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Burden

Stefania Goncalves, MD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Laminin-coated Cochlear Implant Electrodes can Promote Schwan Cell Dedifferentitation, Migration and Guide Neural Axon Growth In Vitro

Benjamin Johnson, MD

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center / Case Western Reserve University

Antimalarial Artesunate as a Novel Treatment to Mitigate Hearing Loss Associated with Usher Syndrome Type IIIA

Habib G. Rizk, MD

Medical University of South Carolina

Assessing the Efficacy of a Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor for Improving Meniere’s Disease Outcomes

Matthew T. Maksimoski, MD

Northwestern University

Long term outcomes from gamma knife treatment for vestibulocochlear nerve schwannomas in a large, tertiary care, academic hospital

Tal Teitz, PhD

Creighton University

Repurposing an FDA Approved Drug Dabrafenib for Protection from Noise-induced Hearing Loss

Cody Jeu, MD

University of Illinois at Chicago

A cochlear implant simulation study to determine the effects of transposing frequencies on binaural benefits

Monita Chatterjee, PhD

Boys Town National Research Hospital

Age-Related Changes in the Perception of Emotional Speech with Cochlear Implants

Jing Zheng, PhD

Northwestern University

Investigating functions of a cilium protein in vestibular system

Rachael Baiduc, PhD, MPH

University of Colorado Boulder

Sex Differences in the Association between Hearing Loss and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Burden

Allison B. Coffin, PhD

Washington State University

AMPA receptor-mediated glutamate excitotoxicity and noise-induced synaptic damage

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