The Hugh Knowles Center for Clinical and Basic Science in Hearing and Its Disorders is dedicated to making advancements in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders.

The center accomplishes four objectives:

  • stimulates research on the frontiers of audiology;
  • promotes a broad interdisciplinary approach to hearing and its disorders, including the natural science of audiology, neurology, medicine, physics, and engineering, as well as the social sciences and humanities when appropriate;
  • provides clinical services of exemplary quality to individuals with hearing impairment; and
  • educates scientists of exceptional ability.

The result is a center of extraordinary excellence that merits the attention and participation of world-class scholars and professionals.