Summary: Hearing loss is a significant public health issue, affecting 38 million Americans and 500 million people worldwide. Dr. Xu’s lab is working to identify novel therapeutics for hearing loss prevention utilizing an array of state-of-the-art discovery tools, including big data mining, molecular modeling, fluorescence confocal imaging, zebrafish, and mammalian animal models.
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- Project 1: To identify new ototoxic drugs and drug combinations
- Project 2: To identify new otoprotective drugs and drug combinations