Our faculty are actively involved in research investigating mechanisms of otoxocity and otoprotection, hair cell regeneration, central and peripheral mechanisms of tinnitus, and the effect of aging on the central auditory system. Our division has had continuous NIH-funded research for over 35 years and provides state of the art research and research training to our residents and medical students.
Collaborative research at the SIU-Simmons Cancer Institute investigates the genetics and molecular biology of cancer. The Institute houses a core research facility with state of the art imaging, tumor repository, and flow cytometry
The Auditory Research Group includes