Stefan Heller is trying to create inexpensive ear drops that can cure deafness. In this short talk, Heller describes how his team of researchers at Stanford University is transplanting stem cells into the ear to "regenerate" damaged hearing cells.
In this course, Prof. Jennifer L. Raymond gives 7 video lectures on The Future of Human Health. Learn about the frontiers of human health from seven of Stanford's most innovative faculty members. Inspired by a format used at the TED Conference (http://www.ted.com), each speaker delivers a highly engaging talk in just 10-20 minutes about his or her research. Learn about Stanford's newest and most exciting discoveries in neuroscience, bioengineering, brain imaging, psychology, and more.