Association for Research in Otolaryngology 
36th MidWinter Meeting
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Important Dates
Travel Awards
Join Us at the Meeting
Invited Speaker Program
Important Dates

Sept 1 - Oct 15, 2012

Travel Award Application Period


Dec 15, 2012 

Applicants Notified About
Travel Awards 


Dec 31, 2012
 Early Registration Closes



Travel Awards
Applications are now being accepted for travel awards for audiologists, graduate and postdoctoral fellows, minority scientists, and residents/medical students to attend the 36th MidWinter Meeting.  

Travel Awards are being offered to defray travel and lodging costs associated with attendance at the ARO's annual meeting. Applications are due by October 15, 2012.  For more information please visit the MidWinter Meeting page of the ARO website.

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February 16-20, 2013

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel

Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Join Us at the Meeting: 
Online Registration and Hotel Reservations Now Available

ARO takes great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the 36th MidWinter Meeting. The meeting will be held February 16-20, 2013 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The Program will consist of Workshops, Invited Symposia, Young Investigator Symposia, and Oral and Poster Abstract Presentations.


Meeting Registration:

Register for the 2013 MidWinter Meeting online through  


Or fill out the saveable/printable form and return to ARO Headquarters.  


Early registration ends on December 31, 2012.       

Hotel Information:

The Baltimore Marriott Waterfront is located at 700 Aliceanna Street Baltimore, MD 21202, USA.

The group rate is $209. For reservations, call 1-800-228-9290 and mention the ARO group. Or use the online reservation portal.    


Invited Speaker Program

Presidential Symposium: 

  • Ears and Brains at the Cocktail Party  

Symposia and Workshops: 

  • Assessing Tinnitus in Animals: Progress and Pitfalls
  • Intercellular Signaling during Sensory System Development
  • Prestin at 13 - Progress, Problems, and Prospects
  • Optogenetics: Studying Hearing Under a New Light
  • Supporting Cells: Lessons from Studies of Glia
  • Insulin-like Growth Factor Signaling in Development and Protection...
  • Optical Approaches for Studying Auditory Processing
  • Manganese Enhanced MRI (MEMRI): Advantages for Functional Imaging
  • Hyperacusis: What's the Impact?
  • Biologically Inspired Mechanisms of Parsing the Acoustic Scene
  • News about Tinnitus 
  • Cognitive Factors Influencing Speech Understanding...
  • The Non-lemniscal Auditory Thalamus
  • Noise-induced Hearing Loss: Scientific Advances
  • Translating Science into Rehabilitation for People with Hearing Loss

Young Investigator Symposia: 

  • The Neurophysiology of Human Auditory Processing
  • Short and Long-term Neural Plasticity in the Auditory Brainstem

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