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Shelley Batts
graduate student, University of Michigan


I am a Neuroscience graduate student at the University of Michigan as well as a freelance science writer and blogger for ScienceBlogs/SEED Magazine. My PhD thesis is related to cures for deafness including gene therapy and small molecule intervention for cochlear hair cell regeneration, as well as innovating the next generation of cochlear implants.


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Can deafness be cured? Novel techniques such as gene therapy, cell replacement and regeneration, artifical cell creation, and emerging types of cochlear implants will be highlighted. Read more.
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