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Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences Research

Clinical and basic science research is ongoing in all of the scientific disciplines within the field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Many of the research programs are sponsored through the National Institute of Health as well as through industry support.

Our PhD Research Scientists

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David R. Friedland, MD, PhD

Chief, Professor

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Nikki Johnston, PhD

Associate Professor, Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences and Microbiology & Immunology

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Guilherme Garcia, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Wenzhou Hong, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Projects

Our faculty lead a variety of collaborative clinical, epidemiological, translational and bench research projects.

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Translational Research

Our faculty are active in clinical trials, outcomes assessments, and medical device development.

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Basic Science

Our basic science programs study inflammatory disease in the upper airway, computational fluid dynamics of nasal and oropharyngeal airflow, and the physiology and genetics of hearing loss.

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Otoclinomics

Bringing precision medicine to the field of Otolaryngology.

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