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Matthew Masapollo

UF HRC hosts FL ASA Chapter meeting

The University of Florida’s Hearing Research Center hosted the Florida Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America for a scientific meeting on December 17th, 2021.  Researchers from UF and USF who collectively study acoustics came together to share data and arguments.  The list of talks presented are given below.  Dr.

Hearing Loss & Brain Development with Dr. Dan H. Sanes (NYU)

HRC Seminar Series Dr. Dan Sanes from the Center for Neural Systems at New York University will be giving a virtual talk to the UF Hearing Research Center on November 30, 2020 (9:00 AM). Talk title: How Early Hearing Loss Impairs Brain Development and Auditory Processing Abstract: Hearing loss during early…

Dr. Jonathan Bird receives grant from NIDCD

Dr. Jonathan Bird recently received a 5-year (R01) grant from NIDCD, entitled, “Molecular Mechanisms of Hair Bundle Development and Maintenance.” The goal of this project is to understand how sensory cells within the ear build a mechano-sensitive “hair” bundle that detects sound​. These sound-sensitive antennae are ​​commonly disrupted in genetic…

Dr. Yonghee Oh Wins ASHF New Century Scholars Research Grant

Dr. Yonghee Oh is a recipient of one of this year’s New Century Scholars Research Grants from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation.  This award provides funds to examine the effects of background noise on segregation of speech in hearing impaired listeners.

Dr. Masapollo wins ASHF New Investigator Award

Matt Masapollo was the recipient of one of this year’s New Investigator Awards from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation.  This award provides funds to investigate mechanisms in speech motor sequence learning using electromagnetic articulography.