Webinars

The Genetics of Hearing Loss


Presentation


Video


About this Webinar

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Author: Lustig, Lawrence R., MD
Howard W. Smith Professor and Chair
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center
New York, NY  
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Category: For Credit, Webinar

Description: Dr. Lustig reviews the history of understanding the genetics of hearing loss, including review of the anatomy of the ear, explains how the genetics of hearing loss have led to a better understanding of how we hear, describes examples of classes of mutations and their impact on hearing and how next generation sequencing is used to diagnose the genetic etiology of hearing loss.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

o Review the history of understanding the genetics of hearing loss, including review of the anatomy of the ear
o Explain how the genetics of hearing loss have led to a better understanding of how we hear
o Describe examples of classes of mutations and their impact on hearing
o Understand how NGS is used to diagnose the genetic etiology of hearing loss

ASCLS P.A.C.E.® credits are available to laboratory professionals through September 26, 2018.