May 19, 2015

U-M to Host the 9th International TRI Tinnitus Conference June 7-10

Conference hosted by Dr. Susan Shore

The 9th Annual International TRI Tinnitus Symposium will take place in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It will be three days of stimulating and educating talks and discussions. It will explore basic mechanisms underlying tinnitus including cochlear damage consequences, synaptic plasticity, non-auditory (limbic, attentional, somatosensory) networks, as well as many areas of translational research. Invited speakers include world experts from around the globe within and outside of the field of tinnitus.

Dr. Susan Shore

Susan Shore, PhD
Symposium Chair
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Kresge Hearing Research Institute
Joseph Hawkins, Jr. Collegiate Research Professor
University of Michigan

Scientific Committee

Anthony Cacace, PhD
Professor,
Communication Sciences and Disorders and Otolarynlogy
Wayne State University, Michigan

Jennifer Melcher, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Otology and Laryngology
Associate Scientist,
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts

Larry Roberts, PhD
Professor,
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour
McMaster University, Canada

Richard Salvi, PhD
Professor,
Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences
University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Jinsheng Zhang, PhD
Professor, 
Department of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery,
Associate Research Director,
Wayne State University, Michigan

 Local Committee

Richard Altschuler, PhD
Professor,
Department of Otolaryngology
Kresge Hearing Research Institute
University of Michigan

Gabriel Corfas, PhD
Professor and Associate Chair in Research, 
Department of Otolaryngology, 
Director, Kresge Hearing Research Institute 
University of Michigan

Kara Leyzac, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor,
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Michigan

Silvana Papagerakis, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor,
Department of Otolaryngology
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor,
Department of Periodontics and Oral
Medicine, School of Dentistry
University of Michigan

Susan Shore, PhD
Symposium Chair
Professor,
Department of Otolaryngology, Molecular and Integrative Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Kresge Hearing Research Institute
Joseph Hawkins, Jr. Collegiate Research Professor
University of Michigan

About Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan is a place where people are doing life differently - a place that inspires the mind and stirs the imagination, and that intangible essence is experienced by residents and visitors alike. You will discover tree-lined streets, historic homes, and modern facilities adjacent to classic campus architecture, museums, libraries, specialty shops, and plenty of city parks and bicycle paths.

In addition, you will enjoy...

• more than 250 incredible restaurants, eateries and sidewalk cafés.
• shopping galore — at the Kerrytown shops, Briarwood Mall, and a vibrant greater downtown area that’s booming with rare shops and boutique.
• a panorama of arts and culture, including the U of M Museum of Art, the Kerrytown Concert Hall, the Michigan Theater, and the nationally renowned music venue, The Ark.
For more information about Ann Arbor, click here.

Registration and Abstract submission opens on November 10, 2014. Only one abstract permitted per registrant. Abstract Submission closes March 1, 2015.