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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Basic Mechanisms in Hearing Loss of Cochlear Origin
Principal Investigator:

Allen F. Ryan

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 53
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $36,837
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Objectives: Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is strongly associated with many aspects of military service including blast injury. The overall objectives of this proposal are to improve the prevention and treatment of SNHL in veterans. Research Design: During the previous period of funding, using medium-throughput screening of hair cells (HCs) from the mammalian cochlea, we identified a number of novel antioxidants and cell signaling inhibitors that are capable of protecting cochlear HCs from hi...

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