Please note: There is no handout for this course as much of the information is preliminary data and has not yet been published. Description: Inner ear therapy is the new frontier in treatment of hearing and balance disorders. This presentation will discuss the various strategies to deliver materials into the inner ear. This course is part of a series of webinars in 2014 presented in partnership with American Auditory Society.
Course created on April 9, 2014
- Participants will be able to discuss the various strategies to introduce material into the inner ear.
- Participants will be able to discuss the role of round window membrane.
- Participants will be able to identify the various means to facilitate transport of material across the round window membrane.
|5-15 Minutes||Routes of Delivery|
|15-30 Minutes||Anatomy and Physiology of Round Window Membrane|
|30-45 Minutes||Tools to Facilitate Intracochlear Delivery of Therapeutic Agent|
|45-55 Minutes||Clinical Applications|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Anil K. Lalwani, MD
Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Director, Division of Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, Director, Columbia Cochlear Implant Center Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Anil K. Lalwani, MD, is Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Director of Division of Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery, and Director of Columbia Cochlear Implant Program in the Department of Otolaryngology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He previously served as Chairman of Otolaryngology at New York University School of Medicine. Doctor Lalwani’s basic research focuses on genetics and cochlear gene therapy. His clinical interests include cochlear implantation, chronic ear disease, and cerebellopontine angle tumors.
Dr. Lalwani is considered one of the leading experts on hearing loss in children and adults. He is the author of more than 170 peer-reviewed articles, numerous book chapters, and a textbook defining the subspecialty of Pediatric Otology and Neurotology. The 3rd edition of his second book, Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and the 3rd edition of Recent Advances in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery were just published.
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