Robert V. Harrison

University of Toronto, Canada


Robert Victor Harrison works as a Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, and has appointments in the Department of Physiology and Institute of Medical Science. He also serves as a Senior Scientist in Neuroscience and Mental Health at the Hospital for Sick Children. Harrison has basic training in biological sciences, with 2 doctoral degrees in auditory neuroscience from universities in the UK. His research ranges from basic laboratory science to clinically applied projects in the area of hearing loss and communication disorders. Much of his present and past research has focused on the development of the auditory system and the effects of hearing loss, both directly and on the development of hearing. His research philosophy is to take new basic science findings and apply them to promote wellness and improved healthcare.

Biography Updated on 2 January 2013

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