Dr. Yehoash Raphael

Yehoash Raphael, Ph.D.

The R. Jamison and Betty Williams Professor of Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Areas of Interest

Dr. Yehoash Raphel's research interests include inner ear biology, protection and regeneration, gene therapy, genetic deafness, CHARGE Syndrome and stem cell therapy.

Honors & Awards

  • Fellowship for research studies in Japan, Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbusho) 1979–1981.
  • Israel “Mifal Hapais” award for excellence in science, 1984.
  • First prize Award from the Royal Society of Medicine, UK, “Exmoor Plastics Short Paper Prize”.  Reduction of eighth nerve degeneration following cochlear implantation with a stimulating electrode secreting brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF).  May, 2003.
  • National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) Award for Most Valuable Presentation, 2004.
  • Richard J. Bellucci Award for a Excellence in Research on Hearing and Vestibular Science and Disorders, March 2005.
  • DRF Research Award, April 2005.
  • Scientific American 50 for 2005: “Top 50” Award for 2005.
  • Endowed Professorship: The Williams Professor of Otolaryngology
  • Grass Lecturer, Dec. 2006.
  • Triological Society Citation Award, Feb. 2007.
  • Taubman Scholar Award, 2008-2010.
  • The William F. House Keynote Lecturer at the 2014 ANS Spring meeting in conjunction with 2014 COSM.

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