Ear, Nose & Throat Institute Research
Innovations & Technology
University Hospitals Ear, Nose & Throat Institute is a national leader in innovative and novel treatments for conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat. It's also recognized for its progressive approach to deploying and leveraging the latest technological advances.
- Mini ICU
- Auditory Brain Stem Implants
- L24 Implant
- Zebrafish Lab
- Cancer Biomarker
- Pediatric Aerodigestive Clinic
- Usher Syndrome
Maggie's Story: Teen Girl Born Deaf Receives the Gift of Hearing
University Hospitals physicians, including Maroun Semaan, MD (left), helped 14-year-old Maggie Gleason hear for the first time.
Maggie Gleason, 14, who was born deaf, heard sound for the first time ever when hearing specialists at UH Case Medical Center turned on an innovative electronic device called an auditory brainstem implant (ABI). The implantable device provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf.