Peter Santa Maria, MBBS, PhD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery

Prevention of Middle Ear Hearing Loss

Schiel, Viktoria, Anping Xia, and Peter L. Santa Maria. “Influence of CX3CR1 Deletion on Cochlear Hair Cell Survival and Macrophage Expression in Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media.” Otology & Neurotology 44, vol. 6 (July 2023): 605.

Chang, Steven D., Alexander Muacevic, Andrea L. Klein, Jonathan H. Sherman, Pantaleo Romanelli, Peter L. Santa Maria, Christoph Fuerweger, et al. “Impact of Cochlear Dose on Hearing Preservation Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Treatment of Vestibular Schwannomas: A Multi-Center Study.” World Neurosurgery (June 1, 2023).

Kaufman, A, Brian Bacacao, Betul Berkay, Devesh Sharma, Anupam Mishra, George A O’Toole, James E Saunders, Anping Xia, L. Bekale, and Peter L Santa. “Povidone-Iodine Fails to Eradicate Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media and Demonstrates Ototoxic Risk in Mice” Otology & Neurotology 43, no. 10 (Dec 1, 2022): e1121–28.

Xia, Anping, Anthony Thai, Zhixin Cao, Xiaohua Chen, Jing Chen, Brian Bacacao, L. Bekale, Viktoria Schiel, Paul L Bollyky, and Peter L Santa. “Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Causes Macrophage-Associated Sensorineural Hearing Loss.” Otology & Neurotology 19, no. 224 (September 24,2022).

Lin, Jennifer S, L. Bekale, Natalia Molchanova, Josefine Eilsø Nielsen, Margaret H Wright, Brian Bacacao, Gill Diamond, Håvard Jenssen, Peter L Santa, and Annelise E Barron. “Anti-Persister and Anti-Biofilm Activity of Self-Assembled Antimicrobial Peptoid Ellipsoidal Micelles” ACS Publications 8, no.9 (August 26, 2022): 1823–30.

Cao, Zhixin, Xiaohua Chen, Jing Chen, Anping Xia, Brian Bacacao, Jessica Tran, Devesh Sharma, L. Bekale, and Peter L Santa. “Gold Nanocluster Adjuvant Enables the Eradication of Persister Cells by Antibiotics and Abolishes the Emergence of Resistance.” Nanoscale 14, no. 28 (July 21, 2022): 10016–32.

Kouhi, Ali, Anping Xia, Kelly Khomtchouk, and Peter Luke Santa Maria. “Minimally Invasive Trans-Tympanic Eustachian Tube Occlusion Animal Model.” International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 156, (May 2022): 111070.

Santa Maria, Peter L., Adam C. Kaufman, Brian Bacacao, Anthony Thai, Xiaohua Chen, Anping Xia, Zhixin Cao, Ayman Fouad, and Laurent A. Bekale. “Topical Therapy Failure in Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Is Due to Persister Cells in Biofilms.” Otology & Neurotology: Official Publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 42, no. 9 (October 1, 2021): e1263–72.

Santa Maria, Peter Luke. “A Design-Thinking Approach to Therapeutic Translation: Tympanic Regeneration.” Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery 28, no. 5 (October 2020): 274–80.

Vaisbuch, Yona, Anthony Thai, Sarah L. Pirko, and Peter L. Santa Maria. “Sensorineural Hearing Loss in the Nonimplanted Ear Following Cochlear Implantation in a Patient With Bilateral Enlarged Vestibular Aqueducts.” Otology & Neurotology: Official Publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 40, no. 8 (September 2019): e782–86.

Auditory Nerve Biology & Dysfunction

Bekale, Laurent A., Devesh Sharma, Brian Bacacao, Jing Chen, and Peter L. Santa Maria. “Eradication of Bacterial Persister Cells by Leveraging Their Low Metabolic Activity Using Adenosine Triphosphate Coated Gold Nanoclusters.” Nano Today 51, (August 2023): 101895.

Santa Maria, Peter L., Yangyang Shi, Richard K. Gurgel, C. Eduardo Corrales, Scott G. Soltys, Chloe Santa Maria, Kevin Murray, et al. “Long-Term Hearing Outcomes Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Vestibular Schwannoma Patients-A Retrospective Cohort Study.” Neurosurgery 85, no. 4 (October 1, 2019): 550–59.