Anthony Ricci, Professor of Otolaryngology and Beth Pruitt, associate professor of mechanical engineering, are developing a set of tools that are small enough to stimulate an individual nerve or group of nerves, but also fast and flexible enough to mimic a realistic range of forces.
The Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Clinic at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, directed by Stanford Professor Brenda Porter, has earned a specialty designation from the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. Currently, there are about 40 clinics nationwide with the designation.
The BabyTalk program is designed to teach children under the age of 3 how to use their newly implanted cochlear devices to learn how to listen and speak, regardless of where they live or whether their families can pay for the therapy.
By making digital versions of real-world science experiments available to anyone on the Internet, Stanford Professor Lambertus Hesselink has developed a new approach to integrating laboratory experience with massive online science courses.
Stanford researchers have received Bio-X funding to develop a tiny moving probe to study the mechanical properties of sensory cells in the ear. Their research could lead to new treatments for hearing loss, and the probe may advance other scientists’ research as well.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered that males of the laboratory roundworm secrete signaling molecules that significantly shorten the life span of the opposite sex.
A key piece of the scientific model used for the past 30 years to help explain how humans perceive sound is wrong, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.