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.