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Microfluidic Chamber to Mimic Inner Ear Endolymph and Perilymph Dynamics

Semester: Fall 2023


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The goal of this study is to build a device to test pH and ionic changes to the glial like supporting cells and hair cells of the inner ear. The inner ear anatomy is inaccessible which makes it difficult to do in vivo studies. There are six inner ear organs; five vestibular organs that are surrounded by the Endolymph and Perilymph fluids. To determine the effects of the fluids on these organs, an in vitro microfluidic chamber was designed.

Presenter Name: Radhika Bhakta

Presentation Type: Poster
Presentation Format: Virtual
Presentation #5
College: Engineering
School / Department: Bioengineering
Research Mentor: Holly Holman

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