Cochlear Explorers – Part VIII – Space of Nuel

Welcome to part VIII of Hearing International’s series honoring the Cochlear Explorers. This week’s explorer is Jean-Pierre Nuel (1847-1920), who was a Luxembourgian–Belgian ophthalmologist and physiologist.  Recall that there are lots of cells and other structures within the body named after the researchers who first described them, and these are called Eponyms. Nuel’s name is lent to an area between the innermost hear cell and the outermost pillar of corti now…

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Cochlear Explorers – Part IV – Dieters Cells

 Welcome back to the continuing Cochlear Explorer series at Hearing International. Recall that there are lots of cells and other structures named after the researchers who first described them, and these are called Eponyms. This week’s Cochlear Explorer is Otto Friedrich Karl Deiters (1834-1863), a German neuroanatomist. Deiters Cells First, what and where are Deiters cells?  Deiters cells are…

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