Support


Ongoing

2016-2021: NIDCD R01. Excitability and Excitotoxicity in Type I Cochlear Afferents: Synaptic Structure and Function.

2018-2019: Hearing Health Foundation, Fellowship Babak V-Ghaffari. Enhancing cochlear implant performance through development of improved auditory nerve fiber biophysical models with a combined wet lab and dry lab approach.


Completed

2017-2018: Wash U Center for Investigation of Membrane Excitability Disorders, Pilot Award.  Co-PI with Chris Lingle.  Auxiliary subunits and functional roles of BK channels in cochlear hair cells.

2015-2016: McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology Small Grant Award.  Effects of aging and noise exposure on the molecular anatomy of synaptic transmission and spike generation in the mammalian cochlea.

April 2014 - March 2017: Action on Hearing Loss (RNID) International Project Grant.  Mechanisms of Diversity in Spiral Ganglion Neuron Excitability and Susceptibility to Excitotoxicity.

Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2014: American Hearing Research Foundation.  Co-PI with Tejbeer Kaur.  Role of Resident Immune Cells in the Development of Cochlear Innervation.