Dr. Yehoash Raphael

Yehoash Raphael, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Faculty Mentor, Neuroscience Graduate Program

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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