Maximizing Hearing Recovery from Peri-Synaptic Damage
Loma Linda, CA
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February 2020 -
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Principal Investigator: Hongzhe Li Program Summary Project Title: Maximizing hearing recovery from peri-synaptic damage Program Summary Ototoxicants such as aminoglycoside antibiotics, and anti-neoplastic cisplatin, cause cytoplasmic stress within the sensory hair cells and the spiral ganglion neurons, affecting synaptic functionalities and signal transmission towards the central auditory system. We hypothesize that ototoxic cochlear synaptic damage that to some extent resembles noise-induced s...