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Basic & Translational Science Research

Within their fields, Stanford OHNS research laboratories are at the forefront of innovative bioscience and technology.

The cardinal goal of Stanford OHNS is to conduct research on issues relevant to human disease with a special emphasis on the goal of curing deafness through regenerative means.

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Dr. Jackler Discusses the rise of e-cigarettes and implications for public and tobacco industry

Dr. Jackler is interviewed about e-cigarettes and the e-cigarette industry, discussing SRITA's research findings on the product and its industry's many parallels to the tobacco industry. Full story »

Cheng Lab publishes study on spontaneous hair cell regeneration in mice

A new study by Dr. Cheng and his team published in the journal Development shows that early hair cells can be grown back in newborn mice. Full story »

Dr. Ricci and Bio-X Team are using the Force Probe to study Hearing

Alan ChengDr. Ricci and Bio-X researchers are developing a new device, known as a force probe, that allows the researchers to study the flexible hair cells that translate sound waves into electrical signals. Full story »

Study co-authored by Peter Hwang and Do-Yeon Cho finds Staph can lurk deep within nose

Peter Hwang

Formerly overlooked sites deep inside the nose may be reservoirs for Staphylococcus aureus, a major bacterial cause of disease. Full story »

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Nasal Microenvironments and Interspecific Interactions Influence Nasal Microbiota Complexity and S. aureus Carriage

Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss


The Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss (SICHL) is a large-scale research effort conducted at Stanford to find biological cures for hearing loss.

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The 2014 Annual Research Report is available now.

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