Neil Segil, Ph.D.
Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
University of Southern California-Keck School of Medicine
Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D.
"Genetic and Genomic Approaches for Studying Peripheral Nerve Development and Disease"
Department of Human Genetics
Department of Neurology
University of Michigan
David W. Raible, Ph.D.
“Zebrafish models of hearing loss; lessons from the lateral line”
Professor of Biological Structure; Genome Sciences and of Biology
University of Washington
Rick Neitzel, Ph.D.
“The Public Health Burden of Noise and Hearing Loss in America”
Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Environmental Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Global Public Health
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
February 8 (ARO Feb 9-14, San Diego)
Jose Pena, M.D., Ph.D.
“Emergence of an Adaptive Behavioral Command for Sound-Orienting Behavior in Owls and its Translation to Humans”
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Robert Bradley, Ph.D.
“Multimodal Sensation in Receptive Fields of Geniculate Ganglion Neurons”
Department of Biological and Material Sciences
School of Dentistry
Michael McKee, M.D., Ph.D.
"Hearing Loss: Untangling the Web of Clinical Effects Through Research"
Department of Family Medicine
Samuel Kwon, Ph.D.
“Cortical Circuits for Touch Perception”
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Lawrence Lustig, MD
"Cochlear Gene Therapy – Is It Time?"
Howard W. Smith, Professor and Chair,
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Columbia University Herbert and Florence Irving Medical Center
Ellen Lumpkin, Ph.D.
"Mechanosensory mechanisms in the peripheral nervous system"
Co-Director, Thompson Family Foundation Initiative in CIPN & Sensory Neuroscience
Associate Professor of Somatosensory Biology
Departments of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics and of Dermatology
Mark Rutherford, Ph.D. (Schacht Lecturer)
“Molecular-anatomical heterogeneities underlying cochlear electrophysiology and hearing function”"
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D.
"Key factors contributing to spatial hearing and listening effort in cochlear implant users"
Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Surgery
Division of Otolaryngology
University of Wisconsin