Audiology and Speech Pathology
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(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2013-09-23)Animal models that recapitulate human disease are proving to be an invaluable tool in the identification of novel disease-associated genes. These models can improve our understanding of the complex genetic mechanisms ...
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2012-12-12)Human MYO7A mutations can cause a variety of conditions involving the inner ear. These include dominant and recessive non-syndromic hearing loss and syndromic conditions such as Usher syndrome. Mouse models of deafness ...
(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2012-12-17)The cochlear implant provides auditory cues to profoundly deaf patients by electrically stimulating the residual spiral ganglion neurons. These neurons, however, undergo progressive degeneration after hearing loss, marked ...