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Linda Valeri standing in the snow.

Disentangling Complex Medical Outcomes

May 28, 2024 | Five Questions with biostatistician Linda Valeri on the value of pilot funding eight years later.

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Zheng-Yi Chen headshot.

Gene-Therapy Breakthrough Allows Congenitally Deaf Children to Hear

February 1, 2024 | Harvard scientist co-leads research, which targeted specific condition, may yield other treatments for more of the 30 million kids with genetic hearing loss.

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Right Place, Right Time: Taking on COVID Loss of Smell

January 16, 2024 | Five Questions with Lora Bankova on a physician-scientist’s dream come true.

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Elena Aikawa at the American Heart Association Heart Ball.

From Pilot Grant to Paradigm Change in Heart Valve Treatment

October 31, 2023 | Five Questions with Elena Aikawa on rethinking calcification.

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Paul Bispo with a student in the lab.

Applying Portable Genomics to Unravel Intraocular Infections

May 30, 2023 | Five Questions with Paulo Bispo on his quest to elucidate leading causes of blindness.

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Divya Chari with her husband and daughter.

Otologist Takes Aim at Oft-Ignored Sensory Disorder

April 18, 2023 | Five Questions with Divya Chari on her pilot funding to improve diagnosis and treatment of vestibular disorders.

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Sameul Mathias holding his newborn twins.

Young Investigator Takes Aim at Genetics of Hearing Loss

March 21, 2023 | Five Questions with Samuel Mathias on overcoming study feasibility hurdles.

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Five Questions with Melissa Dell

February 14, 2023 | Acclaimed economist applies Sight & Science funding to unlock historical documents for all.

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