Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Susan Shore, Ph.D. Symposium

8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Palmer Commons
Great Lakes Room
100 Washtenaw Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Celebrating Dr. Susan Shore's career: Auditory pathway function and its disruption by noise exposure

Schedule of Events

8–8:30 a.m. Breakfast (optional)

8:30-8:45 a.m. Introduction – Mark Prince, M.D. & Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D.

8:45–9:25 a.m. “NIDCD: Priorities and Opportunities” – Debara Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.

9:30-9:50 a.m. “From the cochlear nucleus to the IC and back again: functional mapping of neural circuits in the auditory brainstem” – Michael Roberts, Ph.D.

9:55-10:35 a.m. "Fast times in the vestibular inner ear: Head-spinning stuff!” – Ruth Anne Eatock, Ph.D.

10:35-11:00 a.m. Coffee Break

11-11:20 a.m. "Gene therapy for alleviating tinnitus: a concept derived from Susan Shore’s findings” – Yehoash Raphael, Ph.D.

11:25 a.m.–12:05 p.m. “Tinnitus Pathology in Auditory Cortex: Nicotinic Receptors and Preclinical studies” – Donald Caspary, Ph.D.

12:05-1:05 p.m. Lunch Break (Lunch on premises - Provided by Katherine’s Catering)

1:05–1:45 p.m. “Type 1c auditory nerve fiber inputs to the mouse cochlear nucleus” – Paul Manis, Ph.D.

1:50-2:20 p.m. Presentations by KHRI Trainees

2:25-2:40 p.m. “Treating Tinnitus: From Research to Therapy” - David Repp, M.S., M.B.A 

2:40-3:05 p.m. Coffee Break

3:05-3:35 p.m. “From there.. to here” – Susan Shore, Ph.D.

3:45 p.m. Conclusions – Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D.