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Paul D. Allen, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

Biography

Professional Background

EDUCATION: University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia Bachelor of Science (Physics, 1st class Honours) 1996 University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia Ph.D. (Physics) 2000 POSITIONS AND EMPLOYMENT: The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia: Department of Physics Summer Vacation Scholar 1994 Honours Physics Student 1994 Part-time Teaching Assistant 1994-1998 University Postgraduate Research Scholar 1996-1999 Department of Psychology Part-time Research Assistant 1997 Department of Zoology Research Associate 1999-2000 The University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA: Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences Post-doctoral Fellow 2000-2003 Research Associate 2003- 2008 Department of Otolaryngology Research Assistant Professor 2005- 2008 Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy Research Assistant Professor 2008-present HONOURS AND AWARDS: Recipient of a 2004 Glenn/AFAR Research Grant for Postdoctoral Fellows. Invited Speaker at "The Mouse as an Instrument for Central Auditory Processing Research", a workshop sponsored by the British MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit and MRC Institute of Hearing Research, held in Oxford, UK in May 2004 Australian Postgraduate Award, 1996-1999

Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Central Presbycusis –changes in the brain that contribute to the problems of aging-related hearing loss. Physiological, anatomical, and molecular biological specializations of the central auditory system that facilitate the high-fidelity transmission of timing information. Clinical and translational research in Otolaryngology and Hearing Science

Credentials

Education

2000
PhD | Australia-U Western Australia - Perth
Physics

1996
BS | Australia-U Western Australia - Perth
Physics

Awards

2004
Glenn/AFAR Research Grant for Postdoctoral Fellows

1996 - 1999
Australian Postgraduate Award

Publications

Journal Articles

6/2017
Ison JR, Allen PD, Oertel D. "Deleting the HCN1 Subunit of Hyperpolarization-Activated Ion Channels in Mice Impairs Acoustic Startle Reflexes, Gap Detection, and Spatial Localization." Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology : JARO.. 2017 Jun 0; 18(3):427-440. Epub 2017 Jan 03.

4/1/2017
Soskey LN, Allen PD, Bennetto L. "Auditory spatial attention to speech and complex non-speech sounds in children with autism spectrum disorder." Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research.. 2017 Apr 1; Epub 2017 Apr 01.

2/2017
Bennetto L, Keith JM, Allen PD, Luebke AE. "Children with autism spectrum disorder have reduced otoacoustic emissions at the 1 kHz mid-frequency region." Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research.. 2017 Feb 0; 10(2):337-345. Epub 2016 Jul 12.

Books & Chapters

2009
Chapter Title: "Closing the Gap between Neurobiology and Human Presbycusis: Behavioral and Evoked Potential Studies of Age-related Hearing Loss in Animal Models and in Humans,"
Book Title: Aging and the Auditory System: Perceptual Characterization and Neural Bases of P
Author List: Ison, J.R., Tremblay, K., Allen, P.D.
Edited By: Gordon-Salant, S., Frisina, R.D., Popper, A. & Fay, R.R.
Published By: Springer-Verlag.2009 in New York

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