1. Introduction and overview ; 2. The clinical cochlea ; 3. External and middle ear function ; 4. Otoascoustic emissions and evoked potentials ; 5. Cochlear mechanics, tuning, non-linearities ; 6. Electromotility of outer hair cells ; 7. Inner ear fluid homeostasis ; 8. Haair bundle structure and mechanotransduction ; 9. The afferent synapse ; 10. Efferent innervation and function ; 11. Cochlear supporting cells ; 12. Development of the inner ear ; 13. Regeneration of the cochlea ; 14. Genetics of hearing loss ; 15. Hearing aids and cochlear implants
Paul Fuchs, Ph.D. is Professor of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, and Professor of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Fuchs is also Director of Research and John E. Bordley Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and was the Board of Scientific Counselors, the National Institute for Deafness and Communication Disorders, NIH, from 2003 - 2008.