HBCS Seminar, November 8, 2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018
11:30am - 1:00pm
Room 2901, Taubman Health Sciences Library
Kresge Hearing Research Institute welcomes John V. Brigande, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, and Associate Professor of Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). He will present his talk, “Fetal Gene Therapy to Treat Congenital Deafness and Vestibular Dysfunction,” in the Taubman Health Sciences Library on Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 11:45 – 12:45 p.m.
Dr. Brigande’s lab studies the development of the mammalian inner ear using mouse as a model system. The lab’s approach involves experimental embryology, a palette of surgical, micromanipulation, and gene transfer techniques that enables interrogation of developmental processes in vivo. Their goal is to apply what they learn about the genetic mechanisms governing inner ear sensory organ development to define and validate efficacious gene and cell therapies to treat hearing loss and balance disorders.