Nov 20, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog

AUD - 611 Embryology and Genetics of the Auditory System


After reviewing basic biology, this course presents basic patterns of biological inheritance and basic human genetics terminology. Embryologic development of the Auditory, vestibular, and craniofacial systems is presented and related to Auditory/speech/balance function following birth. Focus is on genetics and hearing loss. Topics include gene therapy and hearing loss, syndromic and nonsyndromic hearing loss, and consideration of pharmacogenomics. The importance of genetic counseling, family history and beliefs, prevention, and ethical/legal issues are discussed. Retake Counts for Credit: No. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: No. Credit(s): 1