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March 1, 2018

Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is a common sensory deficit, which affects 1 in 500 newborns, and can arise from etiologically diverse structural and functional inner ear abnormalities. The mammalian inner ear is an elegant labyrinth that contains a cochlea, the primary auditory organ, and a vestibular system that maintains body balance. Lateral cochlear duct cells, comprising Reissner’s membrane and the stria vascularis, are critical for production, maintenance and secretion of endolymph, a specialized fluid that supports hair cell function. A recent Developmental Cell paper by Alex Rohacek, a DSRB student from Douglas Epstein’s lab, highlights a compl...

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