The Otolaryngology research laboratory

A basic research driven by clinical challenges

The basic research in our laboratory highlights the essential need for bridging the gap between research laboratories to the clinical world. The strong research foundation guides us through the ongoing quest for innovative treatment for the benefit of our patients through the platform of translational medicine.

Dr. Amiel Dror, MD;PHD

Principal Investigator, Basic research laboratory manager.


Dr. Eyal Sela, MD

Director of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Galilee Medical Center. Supervising physician of the Otolaryngology Laboratory.


Dr. Maayan Gruber MD

Director of Pediatric ENT unit, senior lecturer


Dr. Doaa Rayan, MD

Ph.D. student


Najla Kassis-Karayanni MA

Audiologist Researcher


Netanel Eisenbach MD

ENT resident


Amani Daoud MD

ENT resident


Research interests

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment for protecting the auditory system

Noise-induced hearing loss

Pendred’s Syndrome and DFNB4

Positional tinnitus

Prevention of drug-induced ototoxic damage

Vestibular dysfunction and bone mineral content and density

Publications

The impact of delayed surgical intervention following high velocity maxillofacial injuries

Oren D, Dror AA, Zoabi A, Kasem A, Tzadok L, Kablan F, Morozov NG, Safory E, Sela E, Srouji S.

Sci Rep, 2021

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Pediatric acute otitis externa: Characteristics and predictors for hospital admission

Gruber M, Damry D, Ibrahim N, Glikman D, Ronen O.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 2021

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The effect of an interventional program on the occurrence of medication errors in children

Eisenbach N, Shqara RA, Sela E, Hana RY, Gruber M.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol, 2020

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Reduction of allergic rhinitis symptoms with face mask usage during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dror AA, Eisenbach N, Marshak T, Layous E, Zigron A, Shivatzki S, Morozov NG, Taiber S, Alon EE, Ronen O, Zusman E, Srouji S, Sela E.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract, 2020

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Vaccine hesitancy: the next challenge in the fight against COVID-19

Dror AA, Eisenbach N, Taiber S, Morozov NG, Mizrachi M, Zigron A, Srouji S, Sela E.

Eur J Epidemiol, 2020

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Striatin Is Required for Hearing and Affects Inner Hair Cells and Ribbon Synapses

Nadar-Ponniah PT, Taiber S, Caspi M, Koffler-Brill T, Dror AA, Siman-Tov R, Rubinstein M, Padmanabhan K, Luxenburg C, Lang RA, Avraham KB, Rosin-Arbesfeld R.

Front Cell Dev Biol, 2020

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Conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy (CDCR) success rates and complications in endoscopic vs non-endoscopic approaches: a systematic review

Eisenbach N, Karni O, Sela E, Nemet A, Dror A, Levy E, Kassif Y, Ovadya R, Ronen O, Marshak T.

Int Forum Allergy Rhinol, 2020

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Translation and cultural adaptation of the Hebrew version of the Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire: a prospective, non-randomized control trial

Shteinberg YH, Eisenbach N, Sela E, Gruber M, Ronen O.

Sleep Breath, 2020

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Developing Biodegradable Nanoparticles Loaded with Mometasone Furoate for Potential Nasal Drug Delivery

Far J, Abdel-Haq M, Gruber M, Abu Ammar A.

ACS Omega, 2020

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Pneumothorax and Pneumomediastinum Complicating Pediatric Foreign Body Aspiration

Jahshan F, Sela E, Gruber M.

Ear Nose Throat J, 2020

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