Dear colleagues,

It is a great pleasure to welcome you to the 10th International Symposium on Objective Measures in Auditory Implants, to be held in Tel Aviv, Israel from October 9 to 12, 2018.

The International Symposium on OMAI has gained reputation as an outstanding, leading meeting in the field of auditory implants. Bringing together scientists and clinicians has been the hallmark of the symposium. On behalf of the organizing and scientific committees we look forward to hosting the Symposium with high commitment and expectation. We will follow the enduring tradition of a well-organized meeting, with a high-quality focused scientific program that will cover state-of-the-art methods for evaluating the auditory system from the cochlea to the cortex using electrophysiology and imaging, advances in auditory implants technologies, genetics, and robotics.

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Symposium Chair

Symposium Chair


Prof. Yael Henkin Ph.D

Email:  Secretariat@objectivemeasures.org

Meet our Committees

Prof. Thomas Lenarz

Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology, Medical University of Hannover, Germany

Prof. Sophia E. Kramer

VU University medical center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dr. William H. Shapiro

NYU School of Medicine, USA

Prof. Ruth Litovsky

Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders and Surgery / Otolaryngology, USA

Prof. René Gifford

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA

Prof. Jan Wouters

Professor at the Dept. of Neurosciences of the KU Leuven, Belgium

Prof. Israel Nelken

Dept. of Neurobiology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Prof. Doug Fitzpatrick

Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, UNC School of Medicine, USA

Prof. Gabriel Corfas

Kresge Hearing Research Institute, The University of Michigan, USA

Dr. Carolyn J. Brown

Dept. of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa, USA

Symposium Co-Chair
Prof. Chava Muchnik

Sheba Medical Center & Tel Aviv University, Israel

Prof. Andrej Kral

Medical University Hannover, Germany

Prof. Jill Firszt

Washington University School of Medicine, USA

Prof. Karen Gordon

University of Toronto, Canada

Prof. Paul Kileny

University of Michigan, USA

Honorary member
Prof. Haim Sohmer

Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

Dr. Ricky Kaplan-Neeman

Sheba medical Center & Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Daphne Ari-Even Roth

Sheba Medical Center & Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Yisgav Shapira

Sheba Medical Center, Israel

Prof. Hillel Pratt

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Prof. Karen Avraham

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Prof. Liat Kishon-Rabin

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Prof. Minka Hildesheimer

Sheba Medical Center & Tel Aviv University, Israel

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