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MIDWEST AUDITORY
RESEARCH CONFERENCE

June 19-21, 2025

HOSTED BY:

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)

Located in the Cleveland area

4209 State Route 44, Rootstown, Ohio

The Hearing Research Group at NEOMED and the newly formed University Hospitals Hearing Research Center at Northeast Ohio Medical University are pleased to host the 10th Midwest Auditory Research Conference (MARC) on June 19-21, 2025, in Rootstown, Ohio. The MARC was established as a platform to showcase and explore pioneering research in auditory and vestibular domains, with the aim of cultivating extensive engagement among students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty scientists.

Keynote speakers

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Catherine Carr, Ph.D.

University of Maryland

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Laura Hurley, Ph.D.

Indiana University, Bloomington

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Nace Golding, Ph.D.

University of Texas at Austin

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Ingrid Johnsrude, Ph.D. 

Western University, Ontario, Canada

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Lisa Goodrich, Ph.D. 

Harvard University

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Charles Liberman, Ph.D.

Harvard University
School of Medicine

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Jeffrey Holt, Ph.D.

Harvard University

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Dan Sanes, Ph.D.

New York University

Speaker topics

  • Auditory Brainstem Processing

  • Auditory Forebrain Processing

  • Genetics of Hearing Loss & Gene Therapy

  • Development

  • Hair Cells

  • Context Dependency in Auditory Processing

  • Human Hearing

  • Comparative Systems in Hearing and Balance

  • Translational Studies in Hearing and Balance

Goals

  • To foster collaborations among basic, clinical, and translational hearing and vestibular scientists and clinicians from the Midwest.

  • To provide an affordable and accessible opportunity for graduate and postdoctoral students to present their work while interacting with national leaders in the field at a national-caliber scientific meeting.

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