Drug Delivery and Cochlear Implantation in Pigs as a Suitable Large Animal Model for the Representation of the Human Inner Ear

Time: 4:15 pm
day: Day One 1


  • Reflecting on how well porcine cochleae mimic human inner ears – comparison of rodent, porcine, and human cochlear anatomy and physiology
  • Exploration of the ideal delivery approach for protective small molecules or gene therapy vectors with optimal hearing and structure preservation
  • Discussing Pros and Cons of different large animals with regard to non-human primate limitations