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Gene Therapy: The concept of gene therapy is to stimulate inner ear cells to differentiate into hear cells. Click through to read more about Stanford's research into using #GeneTherapy to cure hearing loss

Recent Paper: Inner Ear Hair Cell-Like Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells | Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss - Dr Heller discusses his lab's recent paper and the advances and challenges of this line of research

Today brought the publication of very exciting research by our team, who have identified a new progenitor cell type in the cochlea, one that can generate new hair cells and supporting cells. They have also found specific growth factors to control its cell population.

Hearing Loss in America

Watch: The second in our series of videos on current research in the Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss labs. In this one Dr. Ricci discusses the mechanism and function of the inner ear and aminoglycoside antibiotics

Hearing Loss Simulator ($1.99) allows you to choose a specific hearing loss configuration and then listen to sounds as though you have that particular hearing loss. Contains pre-recorded common sounds and has the option to let you record your own voice for playback through the different hearing loss configurations. The Hearing Loss Simulator includes graphics to show where the common sounds, speech, and individual speech sounds are located for loudness and frequency.

Hearing loss - includes audiogram, anatomy of the ear, causes of hearing loss & simulation of different degrees of hearing loss

Ears - Hearing - Preventing Hearing Loss

Great general picture of outer ear, middle ear, and the inner ear anatomy!

Understanding hearing loss at the molecular level - Stanford's ScopeBlog

Hearing loss is a big problem. This calls for an infographic!