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profileJoe C. Adams, Ph.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Otolaryngology
InstitutionMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
AddressMassachusetts Eye & Ear Infrm
Otology & Laryngology
243 Charles St
Boston MA 02114
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R21DC011637     (ADAMS, JOE C)Apr 1, 2011 - Mar 31, 2014
Drug-induced Protection from Acoustic Trauma
Role: Principal Investigator

P30DC005209     (LIBERMAN, M. CHARLES)Jan 1, 2002 - May 31, 2017
Core Support for Hearing Research - NIDCD Research Core Center P30
Role: Co-Principal Investigator

R01DC003929     (ADAMS, JOE C)Jan 1, 1999 - Mar 31, 2011
Cochlear Homeostasis
Role: Principal Investigator

R01DC000269     (ADAMS, JOE C)Jul 1, 1984 - Jun 30, 1997
Role: Principal Investigator

R01NS021307     (ADAMS, JOE C)Jul 1, 1984 - Jun 30, 1992
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Nadol JB, Adams JC, O'Malley JT. Temporal bone histopathology in a case of sensorineural hearing loss caused by superficial siderosis of the central nervous system and treated by cochlear implantation. Otol Neurotol. 2011 Jul; 32(5):748-55. PMID: 21758021; PMCID: PMC3137803.
  2. McCall AA, Linthicum FH, O'Malley JT, Adams JC, Merchant SN, Bassim MK, Gellibolian R, Fayad JN. Extralabyrinthine manifestations of DFNA9. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2011 Apr; 12(2):141-9. PMID: 21052762; PMCID: PMC3046331.
  3. Stankovic KM, Adachi O, Tsuji K, Kristiansen AG, Adams JC, Rosen V, McKenna MJ. Differences in gene expression between the otic capsule and other bones. Hear Res. 2010 Jun 14; 265(1-2):83-9. PMID: 20146935; PMCID: PMC3586807.
  4. O'Malley JT, Burgess BJ, Jones DD, Adams JC, Merchant SN. Techniques of celloidin removal from temporal bone sections. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2009 Jun; 118(6):435-41. PMID: 19663375; PMCID: PMC2758402.
  5. Hilson JB, Merchant SN, Adams JC, Joseph JT. Wolfram syndrome: a clinicopathologic correlation. Acta Neuropathol. 2009 Sep; 118(3):415-28. PMID: 19449020; PMCID: PMC2758421.
  6. Adams JC. Immunocytochemical traits of type IV fibrocytes and their possible relations to cochlear function and pathology. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2009 Sep; 10(3):369-82. PMID: 19277783; PMCID: PMC3084383.
  7. O'Malley JT, Merchant SN, Burgess BJ, Jones DD, Adams JC. Effects of fixative and embedding medium on morphology and immunostaining of the cochlea. Audiol Neurootol. 2009; 14(2):78-87. PMID: 18827478; PMCID: PMC2631091.
  8. Medoff BD, Landry AL, Wittbold KA, Sandall BP, Derby MC, Cao Z, Adams JC, Xavier RJ. CARMA3 mediates lysophosphatidic acid-stimulated cytokine secretion by bronchial epithelial cells. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009 Mar; 40(3):286-94. PMID: 18757306; PMCID: PMC2645526.
  9. Merchant SN, McKenna MJ, Adams JC, Nadol JB, Fayad J, Gellibolian R, Linthicum FH, Ishiyama A, Lopez I, Ishiyama G, Baloh R, Platt C. Human temporal bone consortium for research resource enhancement. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2008 Mar; 9(1):1-4. PMID: 18247091; PMCID: PMC2536809.
  10. Merchant SN, Durand ML, Adams JC. Sudden deafness: is it viral? ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2008; 70(1):52-60; discussion 60-2. PMID: 18235206; PMCID: PMC2535656.
  11. Stankovic KM, Kristiansen AG, Bizaki A, Lister M, Adams JC, McKenna MJ. Studies of otic capsule morphology and gene expression in the Mov13 mouse--an animal model of type I osteogenesis imperfecta. Audiol Neurootol. 2007; 12(5):334-43. PMID: 17595534.
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  12. Zehnder AF, Kristiansen AG, Adams JC, Kujawa SG, Merchant SN, McKenna MJ. Osteoprotegrin knockout mice demonstrate abnormal remodeling of the otic capsule and progressive hearing loss. Laryngoscope. 2006 Feb; 116(2):201-6. PMID: 16467704; PMCID: PMC2563156.
  13. Merchant SN, Burgess B, O'Malley J, Jones D, Adams JC. Polyester wax: a new embedding medium for the histopathologic study of human temporal bones. Laryngoscope. 2006 Feb; 116(2):245-9. PMID: 16467713; PMCID: PMC2563155.
  14. Merchant SN, Adams JC, Nadol JB. Pathology and pathophysiology of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Otol Neurotol. 2005 Mar; 26(2):151-60. PMID: 15793397.
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  15. Zehnder AF, Kristiansen AG, Adams JC, Merchant SN, McKenna MJ. Osteoprotegerin in the inner ear may inhibit bone remodeling in the otic capsule. Laryngoscope. 2005 Jan; 115(1):172-7. PMID: 15630389.
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  16. Merchant SN, Adams JC, Nadol JB. Pathophysiology of Meniere's syndrome: are symptoms caused by endolymphatic hydrops? Otol Neurotol. 2005 Jan; 26(1):74-81. PMID: 15699723.
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  17. Stankovic K, Rio C, Xia A, Sugawara M, Adams JC, Liberman MC, Corfas G. Survival of adult spiral ganglion neurons requires erbB receptor signaling in the inner ear. J Neurosci. 2004 Oct 06; 24(40):8651-61. PMID: 15470130.
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  18. Merchant SN, Burgess BJ, Adams JC, Kashtan CE, Gregory MC, Santi PA, Colvin R, Collins B, Nadol JB. Temporal bone histopathology in alport syndrome. Laryngoscope. 2004 Sep; 114(9):1609-18. PMID: 15475791.
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  19. Liao J, Kochilas L, Nowotschin S, Arnold JS, Aggarwal VS, Epstein JA, Brown MC, Adams J, Morrow BE. Full spectrum of malformations in velo-cardio-facial syndrome/DiGeorge syndrome mouse models by altering Tbx1 dosage. Hum Mol Genet. 2004 Aug 01; 13(15):1577-85. PMID: 15190012.
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  20. Resendes BL, Kuo SF, Robertson NG, Giersch AB, Honrubia D, Ohara O, Adams JC, Morton CC. Isolation from cochlea of a novel human intronless gene with predominant fetal expression. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2004 Jun; 5(2):185-202. PMID: 15357420; PMCID: PMC2538407.
  21. Maison SF, Emeson RB, Adams JC, Luebke AE, Liberman MC. Loss of alpha CGRP reduces sound-evoked activity in the cochlear nerve. J Neurophysiol. 2003 Nov; 90(5):2941-9. PMID: 12904337.
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  22. Imamura S, Adams JC. Changes in cytochemistry of sensory and nonsensory cells in gentamicin-treated cochleas. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2003 Jun; 4(2):196-218. PMID: 12943373; PMCID: PMC3202711.
  23. Imamura S, Adams JC. Distribution of gentamicin in the guinea pig inner ear after local or systemic application. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2003 Jun; 4(2):176-95. PMID: 12943372; PMCID: PMC3202710.
  24. Maison SF, Adams JC, Liberman MC. Olivocochlear innervation in the mouse: immunocytochemical maps, crossed versus uncrossed contributions, and transmitter colocalization. J Comp Neurol. 2003 Jan 13; 455(3):406-16. PMID: 12483691; PMCID: PMC1805785.
  25. Pearsall N, Bhattacharya G, Wisecarver J, Adams J, Cosgrove D, Kimberling W. Usherin expression is highly conserved in mouse and human tissues. Hear Res. 2002 Dec; 174(1-2):55-63. PMID: 12433396.
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  26. Okamura HO, Shibahara-Maruyama I, Sugai N, Adams JC. Innervation of supporting cells in the guinea pig cochlea detected in bloc-surface preparations. Neuroreport. 2002 Sep 16; 13(13):1585-8. PMID: 12352606.
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  27. Adams JC. Clinical implications of inflammatory cytokines in the cochlea: a technical note. Otol Neurotol. 2002 May; 23(3):316-22. PMID: 11981388.
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