Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, Hearing and Balance Medicine — Journal Editorial Board

Editors (8)

Prof. Dr. Wei-Jia Kong
Editor-in-Chief
Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Jiefang Avenue1277, Wuhan 430022, China
Director, Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Jiefang Avenue1277, Wuhan 430022, China
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Interests: the diagnosis and treatment of deafness, vertigo and tinnitus and other ear diseases, endoscopic surgery, including nasal sinus and anterior skull base; research interests mainly focus on the mechanisms and prevention of sensorineural hearing loss, as well as vestibular disorders
Prof. Dr. Jochen Schacht *
Associate Editor
Department of Otolaryngology, Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5616, USA
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Interests: biochemical and cell biological studies of cell communication and regulatory mechanisms in the inner ear; mechanisms and prevention of drug-induced hearing loss; mechanisms of age-related hearing loss
* In charge of "Experimental Otology"
Prof. Dr. Richard Salvi *
Associate Editor
137 Cary Hall, Center for Hearing & Deafness, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
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Interests: tinnitus; auditory plasticity; ototoxicity; noise induce hearing loss; hair cell regeneration; stem cell transplantation
* In charge of "Audiology and Tinnitus"
Prof. Dr. Roland Laszig *
Associate Editor
Universitätsklinik für Hals-, Nasen- und Ohrenheilkunde, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
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Interests: hearing loss; cochlea; inner ear; ENT; deafness; cholesteatoma; neuro-otology; auditory system
* In charge of "Otology and Neuro-otology"
Prof. Dr. Michael Strupp *
Associate Editor
Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
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Interests: vertigo; dizzines; ocular motor disorders
* In charge of "Vertigo and Balance Medicine"
Prof. Dr. Karl Hörmann *
Associate Editor
Head and Chair of the Department of ORL, HNS, University Hospital of Mannheim, Theodor-Kutzer-Ufer, 68135 Mannheim, Germany
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Interests: sleep medicine; head & neck
* In charge of "Sleep Medicine"
Prof. Dr. Luo Zhang *
Associate Editor
Beijing Institute of Otolaryngology, Beijing 100005, China
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Interests: chronic rhinosinusitis; allergic rhinitis; endoscopic sinus surgery
* In charge of "Rhinology"
Prof. Dr. Barbara Wollenberg *
Associate Editor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Clinic for ENT and HNS, University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, Lübeck, Germany
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Interests: tumor biology; immune system responses to tumors; development of vaccines; immunoncology
* In charge of "Oncology, Head and Neck Medicine"
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Editorial Board Members (56)

Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Arens
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
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Interests: larynx; phonosurgery; endoscopy; head and neck oncology
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Barbara
Professor and Chairman of Otorhinolaryngology, Sapienza University Rome; Head of the Otorhinolaryngologic Clinic at Sant'Andrea University Hospital, Rome, Italy; Director of the University Department NESMOS, Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza, Rome, Italy; Coordinator of the PhD Programme on “Sensorineural Plasticity”
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Interests: Middle Ear Surgery, Inner Ear Disorders, Facial Nerve Palsy, Auditory Implants
Mr. Alberto Behar P. Eng., INCE Bd. Cert.
The Ryerson University, C.I.H., INCE Bd. Cert., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Interests: acoustics, hearing protection devices, hearing loss, hearing conservation, hearing loss risk assessment, noise assessment and control
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Bootz
Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenheilkunde/Chirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53127 Bonn, Germany
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Interests: head and neck oncology; reconstructive surgery; skull base surgery
Prof. Dr. Renjie Chai
Institute of Life Sciences, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
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Interests: hair cell regeneration; inner ear development; hair cell protection; hair cell function
Dr. Zheng-Yi Chen
1. Eaton-Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
2. Department of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
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Interests: regeneration of diverse inner ear cells for functional recovery of hearing; develop gene therapy to treat hearing loss as the results of gene mutations, aging and ototoxic effects of noise and drugs; develop protein delivery into inner ear as research tools and therapeutic approaches; develop treatment for hearing loss in patients
Dr. Ping Helen Chen
Department of Cell Biology, Emory University, 615 Michael St, 1941/001/1AF, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
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Interests: development and genetics of the inner ear and the middle ear; hair cells, Eustachian tube, polarity; otitis media; cilia; horizontal basal cells; stem cells
Dr. Fangyi Chen
Department of Biomedical Engineering, South University of Science and Technology of China, Shenzhen, China
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Interests: hearing science; auditory behavioral test; cochlear mechanics; biomedical optics
Prof. Dr. Lin Chen
Auditory Research Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230027, China
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Interests: tinnitus; auditory evoked potentials; central auditory processing
Dr. Seong Ho Cho
Division of Allergy, Department of Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
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Interests: the pathogenesis of tissue remodeling in asthma, chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), nasal polyps and other allergic diseases; the pathogenesis of CRS and nasal polyps in elderly population (aging); steroid-resistant asthma, asthmatic smokers and asthmatic patients with obesity; mast cell biology and mast cell related disorders
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