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?
 
Readings:
  1. Eisen MD, Ryugo DK (2007). Hearing molecules: contributions from genetic deafness. Cell Mol Life Sci 64:566-580.
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Video:
  1. http://media.ohsu.edu/ramgen/sch/ogi/neus/626-042709.rm