News : 2013 : January

Xue Zhong Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

Researchers Identify Gene Linked to Progressive Hearing Loss from Noise and Aging

An international team of researchers led by the Miller School’s Xue Zhong Liu, M.D., Ph.D., has identified the first gene to be associated with both noise-reduced and age-related hearing loss. The gene, P2X2, appears to be crucial to the preservation of life-long normal hearing and for protection against noise.

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Susan Halloran Blanton, Ph.D., and William K. Scott, Ph.D.

Genetics Faculty Awarded $4.3 Million to Study Cleft Lip and Advance Computational Genomics Training

Susan Halloran Blanton, Ph.D., associate professor of genetics and neurology, and William K. Scott, Ph.D., professor of human genetics, have been awarded a total of $4.3 million in grants by the National Institutes of Health.

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Genetics Faculty Awarded $4.3 Million to Study Cleft Lip and Advance Computational Genomics Training

Susan Halloran Blanton, Ph.D., associate professor of genetics and neurology, and William K. Scott, Ph.D., professor of human genetics, have been awarded a total of $4.3 million in grants by the National Institutes of Health.

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