JOHN ROSOWSKI

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Measurements of three-dimensional shape and sound-induced motion of the chinchilla tympanic membrane
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 301:44-52. 2013
  2. pmc New data on the motion of the normal and reconstructed tympanic membrane
    John J Rosowski
    The Eaton Peabody Laboratory of Auditory Physiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 32:1559-67. 2011
  3. pmc Ear-canal reflectance, umbo velocity, and tympanometry in normal-hearing adults
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ear Hear 33:19-34. 2012
  4. pmc Structures that contribute to middle-ear admittance in chinchilla
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody of Auditory Physiology, Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 192:1287-311. 2006
  5. pmc Clinical utility of laser-Doppler vibrometer measurements in live normal and pathologic human ears
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Lab, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ear Hear 29:3-19. 2008
  6. pmc Testing a method for quantifying the output of implantable middle ear hearing devices
    J J Rosowski
    The Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 12:265-76. 2007
  7. pmc Computer-assisted time-averaged holograms of the motion of the surface of the mammalian tympanic membrane with sound stimuli of 0.4-25 kHz
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 253:83-96. 2009
  8. pmc Motion of the tympanic membrane after cartilage tympanoplasty determined by stroboscopic holography
    Antti A Aarnisalo
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA
    Hear Res 263:78-84. 2010
  9. pmc Middle ear mechanics of cartilage tympanoplasty evaluated by laser holography and vibrometry
    Antti A Aarnisalo
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Otol Neurotol 30:1209-14. 2009
  10. pmc Measurement of conductive hearing loss in mice
    Zhaobing Qin
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 263:93-103. 2010

Research Grants

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Publications47

  1. pmc Measurements of three-dimensional shape and sound-induced motion of the chinchilla tympanic membrane
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 301:44-52. 2013
    ..Summary: A new method for simultaneously measuring the shape and sound-induced motion of the tympanic membrane is utilized to estimate the 3D motion on the membrane surface. This article is part of a special issue entitled "MEMRO 2012"...
  2. pmc New data on the motion of the normal and reconstructed tympanic membrane
    John J Rosowski
    The Eaton Peabody Laboratory of Auditory Physiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 32:1559-67. 2011
    ..The sound-induced motion of the tympanic membrane has features that are most consistent with modal responses to a uniform stimulus...
  3. pmc Ear-canal reflectance, umbo velocity, and tympanometry in normal-hearing adults
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ear Hear 33:19-34. 2012
    ..This study compares measurements of ear-canal reflectance (ECR) to other objective measurements of middle ear function including audiometry, umbo velocity (VU), and tympanometry in a population of strictly defined normal-hearing ears...
  4. pmc Structures that contribute to middle-ear admittance in chinchilla
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody of Auditory Physiology, Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 192:1287-311. 2006
    ..Spontaneous or sound-driven contractions of the middle-ear muscles in deeply anesthetized animals were associated with significant changes in middle-ear admittance...
  5. pmc Clinical utility of laser-Doppler vibrometer measurements in live normal and pathologic human ears
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Lab, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ear Hear 29:3-19. 2008
    ..LDV measurements can also help differentiate air-bone gaps produced by ossicular pathologies from those associated with pathologies of inner-ear sound conduction such as a superior semicircular canal dehiscence...
  6. pmc Testing a method for quantifying the output of implantable middle ear hearing devices
    J J Rosowski
    The Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 12:265-76. 2007
    ..The practice calls for measurements in cadaveric ears in order to account for the varied anatomy and function of different human middle ears...
  7. pmc Computer-assisted time-averaged holograms of the motion of the surface of the mammalian tympanic membrane with sound stimuli of 0.4-25 kHz
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 253:83-96. 2009
    ..Whether these standing waves result either from the interactions of multiple surface waves that travel along the membrane, or by uniformly excited modal displacement patterns of the entire TM surface is still to be determined...
  8. pmc Motion of the tympanic membrane after cartilage tympanoplasty determined by stroboscopic holography
    Antti A Aarnisalo
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA
    Hear Res 263:78-84. 2010
    ..These obvious local changes occur even though the cartilage had little effect on the sound-induced motion of the stapes...
  9. pmc Middle ear mechanics of cartilage tympanoplasty evaluated by laser holography and vibrometry
    Antti A Aarnisalo
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Otol Neurotol 30:1209-14. 2009
    ..To assess the effects of thickness and position of cartilage used to reconstruct the tympanic membrane (TM) using a novel technique, time-averaged laser holography...
  10. pmc Measurement of conductive hearing loss in mice
    Zhaobing Qin
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 263:93-103. 2010
    ..Our LDV measurements are consistent with others and suggest that measurements of umbo velocity are not an accurate indicator of conductive hearing loss produced by ossicular lesions in mice...
  11. pmc The effect of superior-canal opening on middle-ear input admittance and air-conducted stapes velocity in chinchilla
    Jocelyn E Songer
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory of Auditory Physiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:258-69. 2006
    ..In six ears a statistically significant reversible increase in stapes velocity was observed. Both of these changes are consistent with the hole creating a shunt pathway that increases the cochlear input admittance...
  12. ncbi request reprint A normative study of tympanic membrane motion in humans using a laser Doppler vibrometer (LDV)
    Kenneth R Whittemore
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 187:85-104. 2004
    ..These results provide a baseline normal response for studies of TM velocity with conductive hearing losses of different etiologies...
  13. pmc The effect of superior canal dehiscence on cochlear potential in response to air-conducted stimuli in chinchilla
    Jocelyn E Songer
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory of Auditory Physiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 210:53-62. 2005
    ..The data collected in this study are consistent with predictions of this hypothesis...
  14. pmc Transmission matrix analysis of the chinchilla middle ear
    Jocelyn E Songer
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory of Auditory Physiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:932-42. 2007
    ..This transmission characterization of the chinchilla middle ear will be useful for modeling auditory sensitivity in the normal and pathological chinchilla ear...
  15. pmc Investigation of the mechanics of Type III stapes columella tympanoplasty using laser-Doppler vibrometry
    Wade Chien
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 28:782-7. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Middle-ear mechanics of Type III tympanoplasty (stapes columella): I. Experimental studies
    Ritvik P Mehta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:176-85. 2003
    ..To investigate the mechanics of Type III tympanoplasty by developing a cadaveric temporal bone model...
  17. pmc A superior semicircular canal dehiscence-induced air-bone gap in chinchilla
    Jocelyn E Songer
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 269:70-80. 2010
    ..This result was consistent and reversible. The air-bone gaps in the animal results are qualitatively consistent with findings in patients with SCD syndrome...
  18. pmc Measurements of human middle- and inner-ear mechanics with dehiscence of the superior semicircular canal
    Wade Chien
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, USA
    Otol Neurotol 28:250-7. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Experimental ossicular fixations and the middle ear's response to sound: evidence for a flexible ossicular chain
    Hideko Heidi Nakajima
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hear Res 204:60-77. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Superior semicircular canal dehiscence presenting as postpartum vertigo
    Karen F Watters
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA
    Otol Neurotol 27:756-68. 2006
    ..To describe the clinical and diagnostic features of superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD) in patients with postpartum vertigo...
  21. pmc Clinical investigation and mechanism of air-bone gaps in large vestibular aqueduct syndrome
    Saumil N Merchant
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Otolaryngology, 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:532-41. 2007
    ..The mechanism causing such a gap has not been well elucidated. We investigated middle ear sound transmission in patients with LVAS, and present a hypothesis to explain the air-bone gap...
  22. pmc Measurements of stapes velocity in live human ears
    Wade Chien
    Department of Otolaryngology, Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 249:54-61. 2009
    ..The primary interspecies differences were in the magnitude of the Vs as well as in the frequency of transitions in the magnitudes' frequency dependence from rising to flat or falling...
  23. pmc Evaluation of round window stimulation using the floating mass transducer by intracochlear sound pressure measurements in human temporal bones
    Hideko Heidi Nakajima
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U S A
    Otol Neurotol 31:506-11. 2010
    ..Round window (RW) stimulation with a floating mass transducer (FMT) can be studied experimentally and optimized to enhance auditory transduction...
  24. pmc Performance considerations of prosthetic actuators for round-window stimulation
    Hideko Heidi Nakajima
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hear Res 263:114-9. 2010
    ..This information is essential for adapting existing prostheses and for designing new actuators specifically for RW stimulation...
  25. pmc Middle-ear pressure gain and cochlear partition differential pressure in chinchilla
    Michael E Ravicz
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 263:16-25. 2010
    ..We estimate the cochlear partition impedance Z(CP) from these and previous data. The chinchilla may be a useful animal model for exploring the effects of non-acoustic inner-ear stimulation such as "bone conduction" on cochlear mechanics...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of immobilizing the gerbil's pars flaccida on the middle-ear's response to static pressure
    John J Rosowski
    Department of Otolaryngology and Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 174:183-95. 2002
    ..The results also suggest that large negative middle-ear pressures can induce a change in the mode of tympanic membrane motion regardless of the state of the p. flaccida...
  27. pmc Mice lacking adrenergic signaling have normal cochlear responses and normal resistance to acoustic injury but enhanced susceptibility to middle-ear infection
    Stephane F Maison
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 11:449-61. 2010
    ..However, adrenergic modulation of olivocochlear efferents does not mediate the protective effect of contralateral cochlear destruction on ipsilateral response to acoustic overexposure...
  28. pmc Motion of the surface of the human tympanic membrane measured with stroboscopic holography
    Jeffrey Tao Cheng
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 263:66-77. 2010
    ..The observations of the dynamics of TM surface motion from this study will help us better understand the sound-receiving function of the TM and how it couples sound to the ossicular chain and inner ear...
  29. pmc Differential intracochlear sound pressure measurements in normal human temporal bones
    Hideko Heidi Nakajima
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 10:23-36. 2009
    ..g., round window stimulation and bone conduction)--situations that cannot be completely quantified by measurements of stapes velocity or scala vestibuli pressure by themselves...
  30. pmc Gerbil middle-ear sound transmission from 100 Hz to 60 kHz
    Michael E Ravicz
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:363-80. 2008
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  31. pmc Diagnostic utility of laser-Doppler vibrometry in conductive hearing loss with normal tympanic membrane
    John J Rosowski
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:165-75. 2003
    ..More generally, we hypothesize that laser-Doppler vibrometry measurements of umbo velocity can give information about how differences in the impedance that the ossicles work against affect middle-ear function...
  32. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of hearing loss resulting from middle-ear fluid
    Michael E Ravicz
    The Eaton Peabody Laboratory of Auditory Physiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 195:103-30. 2004
    ..Small amounts of air in the middle ear are sufficient to facilitate umbo motion at low frequencies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical, experimental, and theoretical investigations of the effect of superior semicircular canal dehiscence on hearing mechanisms
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 25:323-32. 2004
    ....
  34. pmc The effect of methodological differences in the measurement of stapes motion in live and cadaver ears
    Wade Chien
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 11:183-97. 2006
    ..This demonstrates that the commonly used method of estimating stapes translational velocity by dividing the measured velocity by the cosine of the measurement angle is not valid above 2 kHz...
  35. ncbi request reprint Superior semicircular canal dehiscence presenting as conductive hearing loss without vertigo
    Anthony A Mikulec
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, and the Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 25:121-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to describe superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD) presenting as otherwise unexplained conductive hearing loss without vestibular symptoms...
  36. pmc Superior semicircular canal dehiscence mimicking otosclerotic hearing loss
    Saumil N Merchant
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114 3096, USA
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:137-45. 2007
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  37. pmc The aging of the middle ear in 129S6/SvEvTac and CBA/CaJ mice: measurements of umbo velocity, hearing function, and the incidence of pathology
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 4:371-83. 2003
    ..Our results also describe a statistically significant increase in the incidence of middle-ear pathology with age in the 129S6...
  38. ncbi request reprint Middle ear mechanics of Type III tympanoplasty (stapes columella): II. Clinical studies
    Saumil N Merchant
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:186-94. 2003
    ....
  39. pmc Sound pressure distribution and power flow within the gerbil ear canal from 100 Hz to 80 kHz
    Michael E Ravicz
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:2154-73. 2007
    ..Comparison with ear canal sound fields suggests that an artificial ear or "artificial cavity calibration" technique may underestimate the in situ sound pressure by 5-15 dB between 40 and 60 kHz...
  40. pmc Conductive hearing loss caused by third-window lesions of the inner ear
    Saumil N Merchant
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard University Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:282-9. 2008
    ..Recent investigations have suggested that many of these cases are due to disorders of the inner ear, resulting in pathologic third windows...
  41. ncbi request reprint Experimental and clinical studies of malleus fixation
    Hideko Heidi Nakajima
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, and the Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:147-54. 2005
    ....
  42. pmc Determinants of hearing loss in perforations of the tympanic membrane
    Ritvik P Mehta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 27:136-43. 2006
    ....
  43. pmc A mechano-acoustic model of the effect of superior canal dehiscence on hearing in chinchilla
    Jocelyn E Songer
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory of Auditory Physiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:943-51. 2007
    ....
  44. pmc Anatomy of the distal incus in humans
    Wade Chien
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 243 Charles Street, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 10:485-96. 2009
    ....
  45. pmc Non-ossicular signal transmission in human middle ears: Experimental assessment of the "acoustic route" with perforated tympanic membranes
    Susan E Voss
    Picker Engineering Program, Smith College, 51 College Lane, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:2135-53. 2007
    ..Some features of the frequency dependence of H(P(CAV) ) and H(WPD) can be interpreted in terms of a structure-based lumped-element acoustic model of the perforation and middle-ear cavities...
  46. ncbi request reprint Measurements of glottal structure dynamics
    John F Holzrichter
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:1373-85. 2005
    ..These measurements are important for EM sensor applications to speech signal de-noising, vocoding, speech recognition, and diagnostics...
  47. pmc Active control of ultrasonic hearing in frogs
    Marcos Gridi-Papp
    Department of Physiological Science, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11014-9. 2008
    ..This mechanism also protects the thin tympanic membranes from injury during swallowing of live arthropod prey...

Research Grants21

  1. Structure and Function Relations in Middle Ears
    JOHN ROSOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will quantify this muscle's effect on the acoustic properties of the middle ear and assess its potential as a site for CNS control of middle-ear transmission. ..
  2. Computer-based holography and middle-ear function
    JOHN ROSOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  3. Structure and Function Relations in Middle Ears
    JOHN ROSOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It will also investigate the pathways for bone-conduction hearing and use bone conduction to define measures that better distinguish between middle-ear and inner- ear related hearing losses. ..
  4. Computer-based holography and middle-ear function
    John J Rosowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The work proposed will better define the function of the normal and pathologic eardrum and can lead to improvements in reconstructing the eardrum. ..
  5. Structure and Function Relations in Middle Ears
    John J Rosowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will also investigate the pathways for bone-conduction hearing and use bone conduction to define measures that better distinguish between middle-ear and inner- ear related hearing losses. ..
  6. Computer-based holography and middle-ear function
    JOHN ROSOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  7. STRUCTURE/FUNCTION RELATIONS IN MIDDLE EARS
    JOHN ROSOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A listener's ability to "localize" talkers, in perceptual space, is crucial to communication in environments where more than one person speaks simultaneously, such as dinner tables and bus stations. ..
  8. Development of a laser holography otoscope for diagnosis in the clinic
    John J Rosowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..