There will be a strong focus on approaches, currently being developed, for treating or preventing deafness caused by noise, drugs and mutations.
The conference will bring together research scientists and clinicians, working in different disciplines and employing different approaches, in the quest to achieve a better understanding of the causes, prevention and cure of hearing impairment.
. Genetics of deafness
. Development of the auditory system
. Molecular basis of mechanotransduction
. Cochlear damage
. Repair and regeneration
. Molecular diagnostics
. Otologic disease
. Translational approaches to treatment
A limited number of registration bursaries are available for PhD students and junior post docs kindly funded by Action on Hearing Loss.
Bursary Deadline: 22 March 2016
Abstract Deadline: 5 April 2016
Registration Deadline: 19 April 2016
Supported by Action on Hearing Loss.
Student from: GBP 310
Academic from: GBP 410
Commercial: GBP 510
Speakers: Zubair Ahmed (University of Maryland, USA), Kumar Alagramam (Case Western Reserve University, USA), Maria Bitner-Glindzicz (University College London, UK), Michael Bowl (MRC Harwell, UK), Zheng-Yi Chen (Harvard Medical School, USA), Gabriel Corfas (University of Michigan, USA), Lisa Cunningham (National Institute of Health, USA), Sally Dawson (University College London, UK), Michelle Hastings (Rosalind Franklin University, USA), Jeffrey Holt (Harvard Medical School, USA), Gary Housley (University of New South Wales, Australia), Matt Kelley (National Institute of Health, USA), Christine Petit (Institut Pasteur, France), Xiaorui Shi (Oregon Health & Science University, USA), Philine Wangemann (Kansas State University, USA), Donna Whitlon (Northwestern University, USA), Huijun Yuan (Medical Genetics Center in Southwest Hospital, China), David Corey (Harvard Medical School, USA), Stefan Heller (Stanford University, USA), Cynthia Morton (Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA), Guy Richardson (University of Sussex, UK), Allen Ryan (University of California, San Diego, USA), Karen Steel (King's College London, UK)
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