Neurobiology of Disease


Date: April 27, 2009 (Monday)
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Theme: Sensory Failure (Hearing loss)
Module: Overview
Session: Overview of auditory disorders and hearing loss.
Instructor: Peter Steyger
Description: This session will overview the types of hearing loss; how they are diagnosed; and how they can be treated.
Study questions:
  1. What are the two major types of hearing loss?
  2. What is sensorineural hearing loss, and what are common environmental and genetic causes?
  1. Eisen MD, Ryugo DK (2007). Hearing molecules: contributions from genetic deafness. Cell Mol Life Sci 64:566-580.
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