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Robert Fettiplace wins 2018 Kavli Prize for hearing research

Robert Fettiplace, PhD, who pioneered techniques to better understand the physiology of hearing, was announced as one of the winners of the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience, one of the world’s preeminent scientific honors, for work that helped unravel the mysteries hearing and deafness.

Fettiplace, the Steenbock Professor of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, received a gold medal and shared the $1 million prize with fellow hearing researchers Dr. A. James Hudspeth, of Rockefeller University, and Dr. Christine Petit, of the Pasteur Institute.