Research Symposium on Hearing
The Research Symposium on Hearing brings together clinicians and researchers at ASHA Convention to discuss current research that has important implications for the study of communication sciences and disorders (CSD). Each year's symposium focuses on a specific theme
in hearing research and is presented by invited speakers who are experts in their fields.
This annual program has been offered since 2017. It is coordinated by the Hearing, Tinnitus, and Vestibular Science topic chair for Convention. Attendance is included with ASHA Convention registration; no separate registration or fee is required.
ASHA offers an
Audiology/Hearing Science Research Travel Award (ARTA) for audiology and hearing science doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows. Awardees each receive a stipend and an ASHA Convention registration fee waiver, and attend key, pre-selected events and sessions, including the Research Symposium on
2019 Symposium Agenda
Friday, November 22, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
This year's Research Symposium on Hearing was organized by Lauren Calandruccio (Case Western Reserve University), who is the Hearing, Tinnitus, and Vestibular Science topic chair for the 2019 ASHA Convention.
|7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Diagnosis and Personalized Therapy of Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Konstantina Stankovic, MD, PhD, FACS, Massachusetts Ear and Eye Institute, Harvard Medical School
|10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Dysfunction and Restoration of Sensory Transduction Channels in Auditory Hair Cells
Jeffrey Holt, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School