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profileHideko Heidi Nakajima, Ph.D., M.D.

TitleAssociate Professor of Otolaryngology
InstitutionMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
AddressMassachusetts Eye & Ear Infrm
EPL, Dept. of Otolaryngology
243 Charles St
Boston MA 02114
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R01DC013303     (NAKAJIMA, HIDEKO HEIDI)Sep 17, 2013 - Aug 31, 2018
Mechanics of Human Middle & Inner Ear: Basic Science & Clinical Application
Role: Principal Investigator

R03DC011158     (NAKAJIMA, HIDEKO HEIDI)Sep 1, 2010 - Nov 30, 2013
Investigations of Human Auditory Mechanics
Role: Principal Investigator

R01DC004798     (NAKAJIMA, HIDEKO HEIDI)Apr 1, 2001 - Mar 31, 2017
Middle-ear Mechanics in Normal and Pathological Ears
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Rosowski JJ, Bowers P, Nakajima HH. Limits on normal cochlear 'third' windows provided by previous investigations of additional sound paths into and out of the cat inner ear. Hear Res. 2018 Mar; 360:3-13. PMID: 29169906.
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  2. Creighton FP, Guan X, Park S, Kymissis IJ, Nakajima HH, Olson ES. An Intracochlear Pressure Sensor as a Microphone for a Fully Implantable Cochlear Implant. Otol Neurotol. 2016 12; 37(10):1596-1600. PMID: 27631834.
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  3. Farrahi S, Ghaffari R, Sellon JB, Nakajima HH, Freeman DM. Tectorial Membrane Traveling Waves Underlie Sharp Auditory Tuning in Humans. Biophys J. 2016 Sep 06; 111(5):921-4. PMID: 27544000.
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  4. Merchant GR, Merchant SN, Rosowski JJ, Nakajima HH. Controlled exploration of the effects of conductive hearing loss on wideband acoustic immittance in human cadaveric preparations. Hear Res. 2016 Nov; 341:19-30. PMID: 27496538.
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  5. Farahmand RB, Merchant GR, Lookabaugh SA, Röösli C, Ulku CH, McKenna MJ, de Venecia RK, Halpin CF, Rosowski JJ, Nakajima HH. The Audiometric and Mechanical Effects of Partial Ossicular Discontinuity. Ear Hear. 2016 Mar-Apr; 37(2):206-15. PMID: 26510125; PMCID: PMC4767640 [Available on 03/01/17].
  6. Cheng YS, Kozin ED, Remenschneider AK, Nakajima HH, Lee DJ. Characteristics of Wax Occlusion in the Surgical Repair of Superior Canal Dehiscence in Human Temporal Bone Specimens. Otol Neurotol. 2016 Jan; 37(1):83-8. PMID: 26649609; PMCID: PMC4674834 [Available on 01/01/17].
  7. Quesnel AM, Nakajima HH, Rosowski JJ, Hansen MR, Gantz BJ, Nadol JB. Delayed loss of hearing after hearing preservation cochlear implantation: Human temporal bone pathology and implications for etiology. Hear Res. 2016 Mar; 333:225-234. PMID: 26341474; PMCID: PMC4775460 [Available on 03/01/17].
  8. Kozin ED, Remenschneider AK, Cheng S, Nakajima HH, Lee DJ. Three-Dimensional Printed Prosthesis for Repair of Superior Canal Dehiscence. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Oct; 153(4):616-9. PMID: 26150379.
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  9. Shah PV, Kozin ED, Remenschneider AK, Dedmon MM, Nakajima HH, Cohen MS, Lee DJ. Prolonged Radiant Exposure of the Middle Ear during Transcanal Endoscopic Ear Surgery. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Jul; 153(1):102-4. PMID: 25779471.
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  10. Merchant GR, Röösli C, Niesten ME, Hamade MA, Lee DJ, McKinnon ML, Ulku CH, Rosowski JJ, Merchant SN, Nakajima HH. Power reflectance as a screening tool for the diagnosis of superior semicircular canal dehiscence. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Jan; 36(1):172-7. PMID: 25076227; PMCID: PMC4267998.
  11. Yip M, Jin R, Nakajima HH, Stankovic KM, Chandrakasan AP. A Fully-Implantable Cochlear Implant SoC with Piezoelectric Middle-Ear Sensor and Arbitrary Waveform Neural Stimulation. IEEE J Solid-State Circuits. 2015 Jan 01; 50(1):214-229. PMID: 26251552.
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  12. Niesten ME, Stieger C, Lee DJ, Merchant JP, Grolman W, Rosowski JJ, Nakajima HH. Assessment of the effects of superior canal dehiscence location and size on intracochlear sound pressures. Audiol Neurootol. 2015; 20(1):62-71. PMID: 25531117; PMCID: PMC4298487.
  13. Kozin ED, Lehmann A, Carter M, Hight E, Cohen M, Nakajima HH, Lee DJ. Thermal effects of endoscopy in a human temporal bone model: implications for endoscopic ear surgery. Laryngoscope. 2014 Aug; 124(8):E332-9. PMID: 24604692; PMCID: PMC4465246.
  14. Merchant GR, Rosowski JJ, Nakajima HH. Non-invasive methods for diagnosing diseases of the ear: Wideband acoustic immittance and umbo velocity. J Acoust Soc Am. 2014 Apr; 135(4):2277. PMID: 25235521.
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  15. Niesten ME, Hamberg LM, Silverman JB, Lou KV, McCall AA, Windsor A, Curtin HD, Herrmann BS, Grolman W, Nakajima HH, Lee DJ. Superior canal dehiscence length and location influences clinical presentation and audiometric and cervical vestibular-evoked myogenic potential testing. Audiol Neurootol. 2014; 19(2):97-105. PMID: 24434937; PMCID: PMC4975610.
  16. Nakajima HH, Rosowski JJ, Shahnaz N, Voss SE. Assessment of ear disorders using power reflectance. Ear Hear. 2013 Jul; 34 Suppl 1:48S-53S. PMID: 23900180; PMCID: PMC3739060.
  17. Sanford CA, Hunter LL, Feeney MP, Nakajima HH. Wideband acoustic immittance: tympanometric measures. Ear Hear. 2013 Jul; 34 Suppl 1:65S-71S. PMID: 23900184.
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  18. Feeney MP, Hunter LL, Kei J, Lilly DJ, Margolis RH, Nakajima HH, Neely ST, Prieve BA, Rosowski JJ, Sanford CA, Schairer KS, Shahnaz N, Stenfelt S, Voss SE. Consensus statement: Eriksholm workshop on wideband absorbance measures of the middle ear. Ear Hear. 2013 Jul; 34 Suppl 1:78S-79S. PMID: 23900186.
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  19. Stieger C, Rosowski JJ, Nakajima HH. Comparison of forward (ear-canal) and reverse (round-window) sound stimulation of the cochlea. Hear Res. 2013 Jul; 301:105-14. PMID: 23159918; PMCID: PMC3584235.
  20. Pisano DV, Niesten ME, Merchant SN, Nakajima HH. The effect of superior semicircular canal dehiscence on intracochlear sound pressures. Audiol Neurootol. 2012; 17(5):338-48. PMID: 22814034; PMCID: PMC3541532.
  21. Rosowski JJ, Nakajima HH, Hamade MA, Mahfoud L, Merchant GR, Halpin CF, Merchant SN. Ear-canal reflectance, umbo velocity, and tympanometry in normal-hearing adults. Ear Hear. 2012 Jan-Feb; 33(1):19-34. PMID: 21857517; PMCID: PMC3223546.
  22. Nakajima HH, Pisano DV, Roosli C, Hamade MA, Merchant GR, Mahfoud L, Halpin CF, Rosowski JJ, Merchant SN. Comparison of ear-canal reflectance and umbo velocity in patients with conductive hearing loss: a preliminary study. Ear Hear. 2012 Jan-Feb; 33(1):35-43. PMID: 21857516; PMCID: PMC3246129.
  23. Nakajima HH, Dong W, Olson ES, Rosowski JJ, Ravicz ME, Merchant SN. Evaluation of round window stimulation using the floating mass transducer by intracochlear sound pressure measurements in human temporal bones. Otol Neurotol. 2010 Apr; 31(3):506-11. PMID: 19841600; PMCID: PMC2854861.
  24. Nakajima HH, Merchant SN, Rosowski JJ. Performance considerations of prosthetic actuators for round-window stimulation. Hear Res. 2010 May; 263(1-2):114-9. PMID: 19941946; PMCID: PMC2866787.
  25. Nam EC, Lewis R, Nakajima HH, Merchant SN, Levine RA. Head rotation evoked tinnitus due to superior semicircular canal dehiscence. J Laryngol Otol. 2010 Mar; 124(3):333-5. PMID: 19785926; PMCID: PMC2822878.
  26. Nakajima HH, Dong W, Olson ES, Merchant SN, Ravicz ME, Rosowski JJ. Differential intracochlear sound pressure measurements in normal human temporal bones. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2009 Mar; 10(1):23-36. PMID: 19067078; PMCID: PMC2644388.
  27. Rosowski JJ, Nakajima HH, Merchant SN. Clinical utility of laser-Doppler vibrometer measurements in live normal and pathologic human ears. Ear Hear. 2008 Jan; 29(1):3-19. PMID: 18091103; PMCID: PMC2572196.
  28. Merchant SN, Nakajima HH, Halpin C, Nadol JB, Lee DJ, Innis WP, Curtin H, Rosowski JJ. Clinical investigation and mechanism of air-bone gaps in large vestibular aqueduct syndrome. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007 Jul; 116(7):532-41. PMID: 17727085; PMCID: PMC2585521.
  29. Nakajima HH, Ravicz ME, Merchant SN, Peake WT, Rosowski JJ. Experimental ossicular fixations and the middle ear's response to sound: evidence for a flexible ossicular chain. Hear Res. 2005 Jun; 204(1-2):60-77. PMID: 15925192.
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  30. Nakajima HH, Ravicz ME, Rosowski JJ, Peake WT, Merchant SN. Experimental and clinical studies of malleus fixation. Laryngoscope. 2005 Jan; 115(1):147-54. PMID: 15630384.
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  31. Rosowski JJ, Songer JE, Nakajima HH, Brinsko KM, Merchant SN. Clinical, experimental, and theoretical investigations of the effect of superior semicircular canal dehiscence on hearing mechanisms. Otol Neurotol. 2004 May; 25(3):323-32. PMID: 15129113.
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  32. Nakajima HH, Hubbard AE, Mountain DC. Effects of acoustic trauma on acoustic enhancement of electrically evoked otoacoustic emissions. J Acoust Soc Am. 2000 May; 107(5 Pt 1):2603-14. PMID: 10830383.
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  33. Nakajima HH, Mountain DC, Hubbard AE. Nonlinear characteristics of electrically evoked otoacoustic emissions. Hear Res. 1998 Aug; 122(1-2):109-18. PMID: 9714579.
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  34. Nakajima HH, Olson ES, Mountain DC, Hubbard AE. Acoustic overstimulation enhances low-frequency electrically-evoked otoacoustic emissions and reduces high-frequency emissions. Auditory Neuroscience. 1996; 3:79-99.
  35. Nakajima HH, Olson ES, Mountain DC, Hubbard AE. Electrically evoked otoacoustic emissions from the apical turns of the gerbil cochlea. J Acoust Soc Am. 1994 Aug; 96(2 Pt 1):786-94. PMID: 7930080.
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