2022 Lab News

September 2022 | Tina delivers Brian Neel III, MD, PhD Distinguished Research Lecture titled, “A Multiscale Framework for Precision Diagnosis and Therapy of Human Sensorineural Hearing Loss” at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery in Philadelphia, PA.

The lecture receives a standing ovation.

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September 2022 | Tina delivers Iee Ching Wu Anderson, MD Women in Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery Annual Leadership Lecture at Johns Hopkins University titled, “Academic Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery: The Way Forward”.

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July 2022 | Tina participates in a podcast series “How We’re Wired”, and discusses the common causes of hearing loss and the intricate technology that is being developed to diagnose and treat hearing loss.

May 2022 | Nirvikalpa Natarajan wins the James. W. Lyons Award for Service for cultivating a holistic understanding of health and wellness by equipping the Stanford community with tools of yoga and meditation. This annual award highlights exceptional service and contributions from a Stanford student. 

May 2022 | Richard Seist’s image of the beautifully spiraling mouse cochlea wins honorable mention at Andrew Olsen Scientific Image Awards Contest organized by Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute. 

Mar 2022 | The lab’s work on COVID and COVID vaccine-related tinnitus is mentioned in NBC news.


Mar 2022 | Our team demonstrates that a synthetic viral vector and surgical technique effectively deliver genetic cargo to inner ear in preclinical study. The study is published in Nature Communications.

Mar 2022| Tina participates in American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) podcast on Gene Therapy and Hearing Loss.

Feb 2022 | Tina discusses the link between COVID-19 vaccination and tinnitus.