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In Spotlight

A Publication by
Dr. Stankovic lab

Dr. Stankovic’s team develops a miniature imaging probe and demonstrates the feasibility of endomicroscopy of the human cochlea using a micro-optical coherence tomography catheter. “Endomicroscopy of the Human Cochlea Using a Micro-Optical Coherence Tomography Catheter.” published in Scientific Reports. December 2021.

NIDCD awards STTR grant to Santa Maria lab

 In collaboration with The Barron Lab and Maxwell Biosciences, the Santa Maria Lab has received NIH funding through the National Institute for Deafness and Communication Disorders. The grant aims to translate antimicrobial peptoids for the treatment of chronic suppurative otitis media.

A Publication
by Santa Maria Lab

"Topical Therapy Failure in Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media is Due to Persister Cells in Biofilms" in Otology & Neurotology shows that bacterial persisters are behind the relapse with current topical therapies unable to eradicate these. Targeting these persister are critical for eradicating difficult to treat CSOM. June 2021



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