Hearing reasearch: from history into the future
Chairs: Alessandro Martini, Fabio Mammano and Paolo Gasparini
7-10 SEPTEMBER 2019 - Padua, Italy


Symposium Keynote Speakers

Prof. Marcelo N. Rivolta

Professor of Sensory Stem Cell Biology

Centre for Stem Cell Biology
Department of Biomedical Science
The University of Sheffield, UK

Title of presentation: Cochlear neuroregeneration: progressing towards
                                    the clinical use of human pluripotent stem cells


Prof. Helge Rask-Andersen

Senior Professor
Department of Surgical Sciences
Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Uppsala, Sweden

Title of presentation: Highligh in human cochlear microanatomy


Prof. Giorgio Zanchin

Senior Professor at Interdepartmental Headache Centre

School of Medicine, University of Padua, Italy

Title of presentation: Padua, cradle of modern medicine


Prof. Anil K. Lalwani

Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
New York, USA

Title of presentation: Inner ear drug delivery by precise perforation


Prof.  Isabela Varela-Nieto

Professor of Neurobiology of Hearing Group

Institute for Biomedical Research "Alberto Sols"
Department of Pathophysiology Endocrine and Nervous System
CSIC-UAM, Madrid, Spain

Title of presentation: Tailoring tissue remodeling during early inner ear development:  together we can


Prof. Andrej Kral

Chaired Professor of Auditory Neuroscience

Medical University Hannover, Germany
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medicine
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Title of presentation: Central auditory prostheses: challenges and potentials