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Airway inflammation and chronic sinusitis

Holly Boyer, MD
Pathophysiology of airway inflammation, chronic sinusitis and allergic diseases, and outcomes in treatment of nasal obstruction

Audiology research

Robert H. Margolis, PhD
Increasing the efficiency, accuracy, and accessibility of hearing tests

Auditory biochemistry

Steve Juhn, MD
Effect of middle ear inflammation on the inner ear

Clinical Epidemiology

Meredith Adams, MD

Holly Boyer, MD

Samir Khariwala, MD
Metabolism of tobacco carcinogens to better understand this risk and susceptibility of oral/head and neck cancer in smokers.

Amy-Anne Lassig, MD

Stephanie Misono, MD, MPH
Treatment outcomes in early laryngeal cancer, treatment outcomes in laryngeal disorders, psychosocial distress in voice disorders.

Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH

Cochlear anatomy

Peter A. Santi, PhD
Structural/functional relationships within the normal cochlea and cochleas altered by disease in humans and in animal models

Cochlear pathophysiology

Tina Huang, MD
Cochlear implantation outcomes, tinnitus reduction strategies, cytomegalovirus-induced hearing loss and cochlear lateral wall pathophysiology

Head and neck cancer outcomes

Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH
Quality of life of head and neck cancer patients

Samir Khariwala, MD
Biomarkers and outcomes in head and neck cancer

Stephanie Misono, MD, MPH
Treatment outcomes in early laryngeal cancer

Health Services Research

Meredith Adams, MD

Stephanie Misono, MD, MPH
Treatment outcomes in early laryngeal cancer, treatment outcomes in laryngeal disorders, psychosocial distress in voice disorders.

Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH

Immunotherapy Laboratory

Jizhen Lin, MD
HNC stem cells, animal models, and targeted therapy of HNC

Lions Children's Hearing Center

Abby Meyer, MD, Director of Lions Children's Hearing Center

Lion's Voice Clinic research

Deirdre Michael, PhD
Acoustic correlates of perceptual voice characteristics, unilateral vocal fold paralysis, and normal, disordered, and supranormal vocal and respiratory function

Stephanie Misono, MD, MPH
Treatment outcomes in laryngeal disorders, psychosocial distress in voice disorders

Molecular cytology

Micheal Paparella, MD

Molecular oncology

Frank Ondrey, MD, PhD
Activation of the nuclear receptor PPAR gamma in head and neck cancer chemoprevention

Emiro Caicedo-Granados, MD
Head and neck squamous carcinoma treatment and effect of HPV on cell signaling

Neural Prostheses, Auditory Neuroscience, Neural Plasticity

Hubert H. Lim, PhD
Develop and improve implantable neural prostheses for restoring auditory function in deaf or hearing-impaired patients as well as those experiencing severe tinnitus.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Jennifer Hsia, MD
Clinical outcomes in sleep surgery and pre-operative evaluation through drug-induced sleep endoscopy.

Otopathology

Sebahattin Cureoglu, MD
Meniere's disease, biofilm formation in chronic otitis media, and eletrophysiologic animal studies

Vladimir Tsuprun, PhD
Cochlear anatomy and pathology, structural analysis of biological macromolecules and cell structures, and human temporal bone research

Psychoacoustics

Andrew Oxenham, PhD
Auditory perception, prostheses, such as hearing aids and cochlear implants, and robust automatic speech recognition

Temporal bone dissection

Samuel Levine, MD
Development of 3D printed temporal bones and assessment of teaching techniques used in surgery of the temporal bone.

Vestibular physiology

John H. Anderson, MD, PhD
Otolith-ocular reflex and neural network model of the vestibulo-ocular reflex

Wound healing

Amy-Anne Lassig, MD
Wound healing in head and neck cancer patients

Harley Dresner, MD
Wound healing in surgical incisions

David Hamlar, MD, DDS
Bone growth and remodeling