Institute for Human Communication

The IHC hopes to improve the worlds of those who suffer from these disorders by seeking out the latest treatment possibilities.

At Montefiore, our research focus includes the pioneering and testing of minimally invasive surgery techniques, surgical simulation training, the development of image-guided surgery and sophisticated surgical simulation technology, and the use of genetic models to understand the physiology and pathological anatomy of inner ear hearing loss genetics and deafness.

Leading the Way in New Treatments and Technology

As a leader in translational research, the IHC has received more than 30 years of continuous federal funding for its various research projects. Some highlights from the department's current research activities include:

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The nation's definitive text on vocal restoration and rehabilitation was written by Dr. Marvin P. Fried, Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The Larynx, is a two-volume text used in medical schools across the nation and includes 1,751 pages of medical information and illustrations.  

Marvin P. Fried, MD
Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery