Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Otorhinolaryngology

Faculty, Staff, and Students

Director

Yale E. Cohen, PhD
Principal Investigator

Auditory Research Lab
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
5 Ravdin Suite A - ORL
Philadelphia, PA  19104

Affiliations

Academic Departments in UPHS
Academic Departments outside UPHS

Additional Faculty

Thomas D. Parsons VMD, PhD
School of Veterinary Medicine

Interests: Cellular/molecular mechanisms of synaptic transmission and vesicle transport
Current Research: Role of hair cell neurotransmission in hearing
Email: thd@vet.upenn.edu

 

James C. Saunders, PhD
Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Interests: Auditory developmental neurobiology
Email: saundersj@mail.med.upenn.edu

 

Michael J. Ruckenstein, MD
Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Interests: Immunologic basis of hearing loss
Current Research: Immunologic and auto-immune mechanisms of hearling loss

 

Collaborative Faculty

E. Bryan Crenshaw III, PhD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Interests: Molecular genetic analyses of inner ear and neural development
Email: crenshaw@email.chop.edu

 

James H. Eberwine, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Interests: Pharmacology
Email: eberwine@pharm.med.upenn.edu

 

Current Students

Jung H Lee, PhD

Joji Tsunada, PhD

Paulo Vianney Rodrigues, PhD

Kate Christison-Lagay

Student Alumni

Jess M. DiGiorgianni, PhD

Gordon W. Gifford III, PhD

O'Dhaniel A. Mullette-Gillman, PhD

Brian E. Russ, PhD

 

Allison Baker
Lauren Orr
Karilyn Abrahamson
Roni Nitecki,
Farshad Chowdhury
Lauren Wool

Patrycja Olszynski
David Jung
Katherine MacLean
Amy Kim
Virantha Ekanayake
Kathryn Strayer-Benton