Center for Hearing & Deafness
State University of New York, USA
Dr. Qunfeng Cai is a research scientist in the Center for Hearing and Deafness, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA. He has a Ph.D. of Otolaryngology from China Medical University. He performed oncology and hearing loss treatment as Associated Professor in Beijing Xuanwu Hospital. He received further postdoctoral training in auditory neuroscience and molecular biology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He investigated the inner ear sensory epithelial cell damage caused by noise induced, drug induced and age related hearing loss. He has published articles related to clinical and basic science research and served as reviewer for the Journal of BMC Cancer.
Dr. Qunfeng Cai’s research focuses on understanding the mechanism of noise induced hair cell damage; drug and genetic therapies to mitigate hair cell damage.