Video Event: Spotlight: Deafness - 2008


Spotlight on Deafness: Welcoming Remarks

Robert Klein, J.D. and Claire Pomeroy, M.D., M.B.A., gave the welcoming remarks for the “Spotlight on Deafness,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on March 12, 2008. Klein is Chair of the CIRM Governing Board and President of Klein Financial Corporation. Pomeroy is Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences and Dean […]

Spotlight on Deafness: Seminar by Karen Doyle, M.D.

Karen Doyle, M.D., Ph.D., spoke at the “Spotlight on Deafness,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on March 12, 2008. ¬†Dolye briefly summarized the current clinical options for treating hearing loss and discussed the promise of stem cell research in overcoming the limitations of hearing loss treatment. ¬†Doyle is a professor […]

Spotlight on Deafness: Seminar by Ebenezer Yamoah, Ph.D.

Ebenezer N. Yamoah, Ph.D. spoke at the “Spotlight on Deafness,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on March 12, 2008. Yamoah overviewed the biological mechanisms of hearing and discussed his stem cell research, which seeks to regenerate hair cells of the inner ear in order to restore hearing. Yamoah has a […]

Spotlight on Deafness: Seminar by Diana Kaljian

Diana Susan Kaljian spoke at the “Spotlight on Deafness,” an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board Meeting on March 12, 2008. Kaljian spoke about the impact of severe hearing loss on her life and answered a question from the audience about her hearing loss. Kaljian was introduced by her physician, Karen Doyle, M.D., […]