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Genetics of Deafness and Hearing Loss

The Illumina Genomics Podcast

Genetics of Deafness and Hearing Loss

Sep 19, 2018 | Episode 28 | 21 mins

Hereditary deafness is a relatively common disorder that affects about 1 in 1000 newborns. Dr. Richard J. Smith is Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Iowa, and he joins me to discuss the genetic basis of deafness. He also discusses the development of genomic tools to aid in genetic testing of heritable forms of hearing loss.

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