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Alain Dabdoub, PhD

Alain Dabdoub, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery IR

Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery


Contact Information

(858) 534-4966

Lab Location:
Biomedical Sciences Building (BSB)

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Research Overview

Our research program centers on discovering and elucidating the molecular signaling pathways and transcription factors that specify the sensory hair cells and spiral ganglion neurons in the cochlea for the advancement of strategies for cell regeneration to cure deafness.

Research Topics

  • Cell Biology
  • Development
  • Neuroscience
  • Regeneration/Stem Cells

Current Project Titles

  • Regeneration of hair cells and neurons in the inner ear
  • Regulation of hair cell determination by the Wnt/Calcium signaling pathway
  • The role of canonical Wnt signaling in the developing cochlea