Sunday September 16th

Symposium  Nerve, Ear, and Synapse: Emerging ideas in sensory-neural hearing impairment
09.45-10.00    Welcoming remarks


10:00-10.30  S1 The Genetics of Human Auditory Neuropathies

Ignacio del Castillo 




S2 The molecular machinery for exocytosis at IHC ribbon synapses

Saaid Safieddine


11:00 -11:30




S3 The function of the IHC ribbon synapse

Tobias Moser


12:00-12:30 S4

Dysfunction of synaptic sensory inner hair cell -afferent and –efferent complex: a putative source for the generation of tinnitus

Jean-Luc Puel


12:30 -14:00   Lunch


14:30 -15:30


S5 Hyperactivity in the dorsal cochlear nucleus: Evolution of a chronic tinnitus model

James A. Kaltenbach


15:00-15:30 S6 Molecular approaches to tinnitus

Marlies Knipper


15:30 -16:00   BREAK


16:00 -16:30


S7 Investigating differences in outcome for cochlear implantees

Colette McKay


16:30 -17:00



S8 Perspectives on Auditory Neuropathy: Disorders of inner hair cell, auditory nerve, and their synapse

A Starr

17:00 - 17:15    General  Discussion

End of Symposium


18:00 – 19:30



  IEB 2007  Opening Reception  

UCL Ear Institute, 332 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1





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