Faculty

Faculty Department Lab Affiliation Interests
Paul D.. Allen, Ph.D.  
Research Assistant Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy Paige Lab Impact of presbycusis on functional hearing; auditory spatial processing; human and rodent psychoacoustics
Richard N.. Aslin, Ph.D.  
William R. Kenan Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences Aslin Lab Perceptual development in infants
Loisa Bennetto, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Clinical & Social Sciences In Psychology Bennetto Lab Neurocognitive and communication deficits in autism and other developmental disabilities
Laurel H.. Carney, Ph.D.  
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology & Anatomy Carney Lab Auditory Neuroscience; neurophysiological, behavioral, and computational studies of hearing; signal processing for hearing aids.
Benjamin T.. Crane, M.D., Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Crane Lab The interaction of vision, the vestibular system, and human disease on motion perception.
Greg DeAngelis, Ph.D.  
Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences DeAngelis Lab Visual neuroscience; multi-sensory integration; neural coding; linking neurons to perception
Charles J.. Duffy, M.D., Ph.D.  
Professor of Neurology Cognitive Neuroscience Lab Functioning of cerebral neocortex, using neurophysiologic and psychophysical methods to examine mechanisms of spatial orientation
Edward G.. Freedman, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy Freedman Lab Effects of mild traumatic brain injury (sports-related concussion) on eye-head-hand coordination.
Lin Gan, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Gan Lab Development and degenerative diseases of sensory neurons, gene regulation
Greg T.. Gdowski, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering Vestibular neurophysiology: sensory neural control underlying the coordination of postural movements
Joseph Christopher. Holt, Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Holt Lab Synaptic pharmaco-physiology of vestibular efferent-afferent interactions
James R.. Ison, Ph.D.  
Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences Ison Lab Analysis of sensory and perceptual function
Florian Jaeger, Ph.D.  
Wilmot Assistant Professor of the Sciences of Brain & Cognitive Sciences Human Language Processing Lab Language production and comprehension, language modeling
Amy Kiernan, Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Kiernan Lab Molecular development of the inner ear; regeneration; congenital deafness and vestibular dysfunction
Anne E.. Luebke, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology & Anatomy Luebke Lab Role of cochlear outer hair cells in hearing and hearing loss, at both the molecular and systems levels
Amneris Esther. Luque, M.D.  
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine Effects of HIV/AIDS on hearing
Joyce McDonough, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics Phonetics, laboratory phonology, morphology
Michael Mustari, Ph.D.  
Faculty of Ophthalmology at University of Washington Neural mechanisms associated with normal and pathological visual, vestibular, oculomotor, and gaze functions
Jong-Hoon Nam, Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Nam Lab Biophysics of inner ear sensory cells, cell mechanics
Shawn D.. Newlands, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.  
Professor of Otolaryngology Newlands Lab Vestibular anatomy and physiology, recovery from vestibular injury, vestibular control of head unrestrained gaze.
William E.. O'Neill, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy Paige Lab Processing of complex acoustic signals in the central auditory system; echolocation; aging effects on central auditory system
Gary D.. Paige, M.D., Ph.D.  
Director

Kilian J. and Caroline F. Schmitt Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy Paige Lab Visual, vestibular, and adaptive control of spatial orientation and balance
James O.. Phillips, Ph.D.  
Faculty of Otolaryngology at University of Washington, Seattle Neurophysiology and behavior of vestibular and visual interactions
Raphael Pinaud, Ph.D.  
Faculty of Neurobiology at Northwestern University Neural bases of auditory processing and plasticity: molecular and physiological mechanisms of auditory discrimination and learning
Lizabeth M.. Romanski, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy Romanski Lab Organization and functions of the primate prefrontal cortex
Robert Schor, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy Processing of spatial and temporal information by the vestibular system of mammals
Scott H.. Seidman, Ph.D.  
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neurobiology & Anatomy Paige Lab Vestibular systems, motor learning, physiological models, multi-sensory integration
Laura Silverman, Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Autism Research
Michael K.. Tanenhaus, Ph.D.  
Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences Mechanisms underlying real-time spoken language and reading comprehension
Bruce Tempel, Ph.D.  
Faculty of Otolaryngology at University of Washington, Seattle Genetic basis of auditory signal transduction and central processing; Complex genetics of noise resistance and hearing loss with age
Patricia M.. White, Ph.D.  
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy Patricia White Lab Sensory regeneration of the inner ear, or hair-cell regeneration