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Personal Information

Prefix/Title

Dr.

First Name

Robert

Last Name

Harrison

Bio

Bob is Professor, and Vice Chair (research) of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto, and has appointments in the Department of Physiology, IBBME, and the Institute of Medical Science. He is also a Senior Scientist in the Neuroscience and Mental Health Program at the Hospital for Sick Children. Bob has basic training in biological sciences, with doctoral degrees in auditory neuroscience. His research ranges from basic laboratory science to applied projects relating to hearing loss and communication disorders. His research philosophy is to take new basic science findings and apply them to promote wellness and improved healthcare.

Academic Appointment Information

Academic Rank

Professor

Research Site

Hospital for Sick Children

Membership Type

Member

Academic Department

Otolaryngology

Research Interests

Theme

Neuroscience / Brain Health

Platforms

Imaging

Keywords

, auditory system; hearing loss; cochlear implants; development; plasticity; inner ear; auditory cortex; ototoxicity; cochlea; deafness; optical imaging of intrinsic signals, auditory system; hearing loss; cochlear implants; development; plasticity; inner ear; auditory cortex; ototoxicity; cochlea; deafness