Hearing, Balance, and Chemical Senses Seminar (April 4, 2019)

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Thursday, April 4, 2019


12:00pm - 1:00pm


Wheeler Conf Rm 5623 MSII


On April 4, KHRI welcomes Alan Cheng, M.D., who will present the HBCS Seminar, Mammalian hair cell regeneration: A balance act, from 12-1 p.m., in the Wheeler Seminar Room 5623, Medical Science Building II. All are invited.  Dr. Gabriel Corfas is his host; refreshments will be served.

Dr. Cheng is Associate Professor of the Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Pediatrics, Stanford University. After graduating with distinction in research in otobiology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he pursued his residency at University of Washington, during which he undertook a two-year NIH-sponsored research fellowship investigating mechanisms of hair cell degeneration. He joined Stanford’s Department of Otolaryngology in 2007. His clinical practice focuses on otologic diseases including congenital hearing loss and cochlear implantation, and chronic ear diseases in the pediatric population. In parallel, his research program focuses on inner ear hair cell development and regeneration.