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Research

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:

  • Molecular biology of protection, repair and replenishment of inner ear cells which enable us to hear
  • Effects of otitis media in infants and children
  • Developmental biology of the inner ear
  • The biology of language abnormalities in children (Specific Language Impairment- SLI)
  • Autism
  • Biology of language acquistion
  • Sinus physiology
  • Clinical studies of the treatment of head and neck cancer
  • Swallowing abnormalitites in infants and children

Purchase from Amazon

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.  

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