Key Dates

21 July 2013
On site registration opens

Further key dates

Neurons, synapses and circuits in the auditory system: Physiology, pathophysiology and potential therapeutics for hearing disorders

Date & Venue

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0930 - 1130
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Sponsored by the Brazilian Physiological Society (SBFis)

This symposium will discuss recent advances in the research on the neural mechanisms of hearing, from basic mechanisms to prospective therapies for hearing disorders.

Ricardo Leão
University of São Paulo
Ana Belén Elgoyhen
The efferent olivocochlear system and protection from acoustic trauma
09.30 - 10.00
Ana Belén Elgoyhen
Effect of myelin loss on synaptic function in the auditory brainstem
10.00 - 10.15
Jun Hee Kim
University of Texas at San Antonio
United States
Cellular mechanism of sound localization
10.15 - 10.45
Gerard Borst
Erasmus Medical College
The Netherlands
What does a cochlear implant do to your brain? Plastic changes in the primary auditory cortex with long-term deafness and cochlear implant use
10.45 - 11.00
James Fallon
Bionics Institute