Omar Akil

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Severe vestibular dysfunction and altered vestibular innervation in mice lacking prosaposin
    Omar Akil
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0449, United States
    Neurosci Res 72:296-305. 2012
  2. pmc Restoration of hearing in the VGLUT3 knockout mouse using virally mediated gene therapy
    Omar Akil
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuron 75:283-93. 2012
  3. pmc Sensorineural deafness and seizures in mice lacking vesicular glutamate transporter 3
    Rebecca P Seal
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuron 57:263-75. 2008
  4. pmc Role of the copper transporter, CTR1, in platinum-induced ototoxicity
    Swati S More
    Departments of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0449, USA
    J Neurosci 30:9500-9. 2010
  5. pmc Cochlear gene therapy
    Lawrence R Lustig
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 25:57-60. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Progressive deafness and altered cochlear innervation in knock-out mice lacking prosaposin
    Omar Akil
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0449, USA
    J Neurosci 26:13076-88. 2006

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Publications6

  1. pmc Severe vestibular dysfunction and altered vestibular innervation in mice lacking prosaposin
    Omar Akil
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0449, United States
    Neurosci Res 72:296-305. 2012
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  2. pmc Restoration of hearing in the VGLUT3 knockout mouse using virally mediated gene therapy
    Omar Akil
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuron 75:283-93. 2012
    ..These findings representĀ a successful restoration of hearing by gene replacement in mice, which is a significant advance toward gene therapy of human deafness...
  3. pmc Sensorineural deafness and seizures in mice lacking vesicular glutamate transporter 3
    Rebecca P Seal
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neuron 57:263-75. 2008
    ..The glutamate release conferred by expression of VGLUT3 thus has an essential role in both function and development of the auditory pathway, as well as in the control of cortical excitability...
  4. pmc Role of the copper transporter, CTR1, in platinum-induced ototoxicity
    Swati S More
    Departments of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0449, USA
    J Neurosci 30:9500-9. 2010
    ..The possibility of local administration of CTR1 inhibitors during cisplatin therapy as a means of otoprotection is thereby raised...
  5. pmc Cochlear gene therapy
    Lawrence R Lustig
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 25:57-60. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Progressive deafness and altered cochlear innervation in knock-out mice lacking prosaposin
    Omar Akil
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0449, USA
    J Neurosci 26:13076-88. 2006
    ..Furthermore, prosaposin's overlapping developmental expression pattern and binding capacity toward the nAChR alpha10 suggest that alpha10 may also play a role in this function...