Barbara Canlon#


Michael Huth
Email:barbara.canlon 'at' ki.se
Membership Number:2956
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES
Username:bcanlon
Homepage: http://www.medicalnanoscience.se/principal-investigators/47-faculty/principal-investigators/241-barbara-canlon




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008 Visiting Professor at Kyoto University Medical School
  • 2002 Professor of Hearing Physiology at Karolinska Institutet
  • 1991 assistant professor at the Karolinska Institute, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • 1989 research assistant for the Swedish Medical Research Council, at Karolinska Institutet
  • 1989 Post-doctoral position at the CNRS-INSERM, Montpellier, France, with Professor Joel Bockaert
  • 1988 Post-doctoral position at the Institute Pasteur, Paris, with Professor Jean-Pierre Changeux

Fields of Scholarship
  • Auditory Neurobiology
  • Characterizing molecular mechanisms underlying hearing loss and identifying innovative protective strategies
  • Microscopic studies of hair cells and neurons in the cochlea
  • Regenerative and damaging chemical agents/hormones for hair cells in the cochlea
  • Long term and short term stress physiology and epidemiology in relation to hearing impairment

Honours and Awards
  • 1990 Awarded by Swedish Medical Society, the Alvarengas Prize for discovering "Sound Induced Outer Hair Cell Motility"
  • 1992 C. A. Tegnér Prize "Ocular Transplants of the Inner Ear"
  • 1998-present Elected as Vice-President for the Swedish Acoustical Society
  • 2006 Elected into CORLAS (Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum)
  • 2007 Elected into 13-Club
  • 2008 Elected as Vice President of the Physiological Society Stockholm
  • 2010 Elected as a Fulbright Commision Board Member
  • 2010 Editor-in-Chief for Hearing Research


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