Ali Danesh, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of Audiology Clinic

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office Number: 561-297-2071
Office Location: Boca, 47 - ED 434

danesh@fau.edu

Primary research focus: Research and interest in the areas of tinnitus, hyperacusis, auditory evoked potentials, auditory processing disorders, auditory responses in both normal and pathological populations, vestibular assessment, and diagnostic/rehabilitative audiology. Ali A. Danesh, Ph.D., CCC-A, FAAA, is currently a Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and also has a Secondary appointment as Professor of Biomedical Sciences in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Boca Raton, Florida, where he teaches courses in neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of auditory and vestibular systems, audiology, genetics of communicative disorders, and aural rehabilitation. He also supervises graduate students at the FAU Communication Disorders Clinic. Dr. Danesh obtained his B.Sc. in audiology from Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, his M.S. in audiology from Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, and his Ph.D. in audiology, with an emphasis on auditory electrophysiology, from the University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Danesh is an American Board of Audiology board certified practicing audiologist. His current clinical work concentrates on patients with tinnitus, vertigo and sound sensitivity (e.g., hyperacusis and misophonia).

Dr. Danesh has presented in many scientific conventions and has published in numerous professional and scientific journals. Professor Danesh is a member of FAU's Brain Institute (http://ibrain.fau.edu/institute-members.php) and a member of I-HeAL (Institute for Healthy Aging and Lifespan Studies) http://www.fau.edu/research/iheal/about-iheal.php.

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Recent Publications of Dr. Danesh:

Uzma, A., Kaf, W, Danesh, A.A. & Lichtenhan, J (2016). Assessment of Low Frequency Hearing with Narrow-Band Chirp Evoked 40-Hz Sinusoidal Auditory Steady State Response. Int J Audiol. 55(4):239-47.

Naharci, M., Engstrom, G., Keintz, C., Danesh, A., Tappen, R. & Ouslander, J. (2016). Self-reported Hearing Loss is Associated with Frailty among Afro-Caribbeans. West Indian Medical Journal (In Press).

Danesh, A.A. (2016). What’s new in: Genetic testing for hearing impairment. ENT & Audiology News, May/June issue, Vol 25, No 2, pp. 69-70.

Danesh, AA., Lang, D, Kaf, A, Andreassen, W. Scott, J & Eshraghi, A. (2015). Tinnitus and Hyperacusis in Autism Spectrum Disorders with Emphasis on High Functioning Individuals Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. Int J of Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 79(10):1683-8. Nagashino, K., Kinouchi, Y., Danesh, A. A. & Pandya, S. (2015). A computational framework with simplified tonotopicity and homeostatic plasticity for tinnitus generation and its management by sound therapy. WSEAS Transaction on Biology and Biomedicine, Vol. 12, 2015, Art. #4, pp.20-30. Tessel, C. & Danesh, A. A. (2015). Maintenance of the Heritage Language: Examination of its Effects on Psychological Status, Family Relations, and Language Development in Children and Adolescents. Inter J of Speech & Lang Path & Audiol. Vol 3, Issue, 1, pp. 40-44. http://www.synergypublishers.com/downloads/ijslpav3n1a6/

Danesh, A.A. (2015). Scientific Advances in mapping syndromic hearing loss. ENT & Audiology News, May/June issue, Vol 24, No 2, pp. 64-66.

Danesh, A.A. & Kaf, W. (2015). Putting Research into Practice for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Hearing Journal. 68(1):26,28,30. http://journals.lww.com/thehearingjournal/Fulltext/2015/01000/Putting_Research_into_Practice for_Autism_Spectrum.5.aspx

Danesh, AA, Kaf, WA, Abdelhakiem, MK, Danesh, D & Scott, J. (2015). Auditory Manifestations and Intervention in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Austin J Autism & Relat Disabil. 2015;1(1): 1005. http://austinpublishinggroup.com/autism/currentissue.php#

Nagashino, K., Kinouchi, Y., Danesh, A. A. & Pandya, S. (2014). A computational model for tinnitus generation and its management by sound therapy, International Journal of Biology and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 8, pp. 191-196.

Nagashino, K., Kinouchi, Y., Danesh, A. A. & Pandya, S. (2014). Homeostatic plasticity and spike-time-dependent plasticity in computational modeling of tinnitus generation and its management by sound therapy, Int J of Biology and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 8, pp. 6-14. http://www.naun.org/main/NAUN/bio/2014/a042001-289.pdf

Danesh, A., Sohne, H. & Pineyro, R. (2013). Ehlers- Danlos Syndrome and its Otologic and Audiologic Attributes. MD-Medical Data 2013; 5(4): 367-371 http://www.actapress.com/Abstract.aspx?paperId=43130

Mahmoudian S, Farhadi M, Najafi-Koopaie M, Darestani-Farahani E, Mohebbi M, Dengler R, Esser KH, Sadjedi H, Salamat B, Danesh AA, Lenarz T. (2013). Central auditory processing during chronic tinnitus as indexed by topographical maps of the mismatch negativity obtained with the multi-feature paradigm. Brain Res 1527:161-73. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23810454

Kaf, W. & Danesh, A. (2013). Distortion-product otoacoustic emissions and contralateral suppression findings in children with Asperger's Syndrome. Int J of Ped Otolaryngol 77(6):947-54 (2013). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165587613001146

Nagashino, K., Kinouchi, Y., Danesh, A. A. & Pandya, S. (2013).: Spike-time-dependent plasticity of excitation and inhibition in a neuronal network model for tinnitus relief with sound therapy, Int J of Biology and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 165-173. http://www.naun.org/main/NAUN/bio/2010-100.pdf

Nagashino, H., Fujimoto, K., Kinouchi, Y., Danesh, A. A. & Pandya, S. (2012). Inhibition of Oscillation in a Neural Oscillator Model for Sound Therapy of Tinnitus. Int J of Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 32, Issue 4, pp.279-285. http://www.actapress.com/Abstract.aspx?paperId=43130

Danesh, A. & Kaf, W. (2012). DPOAEs and Contralateral Acoustic Stimulation and their link to Hypersensitivity in Children with Autism. Int J Audiol, 51 (4): 345-52. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22299666

Nagashino, H., Kinouchi, Y., Danesh, A. A. & Pandya, S. (2012). A plastic neuronal network model with STDP for tinnitus management by sound therapy, Int J Math Models and Methods in Appli Sci, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 90-97. http://www.naun.org/journals/m3as/17-401.pdf

Manchaiah, V.K.C., Zhao, F., Danesh, A.A. & Duprey, R. (2010). The genetic basis of auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD). Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol 75:151-158 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21176974

Nagashino, H., Kinouchi, Y., Danesh, A. A. & Pandya, S. (2010). A neural oscillator model for tinnitus and its management by sound therapy. Int J of Modern Eng, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 58-66. http://www.ijme.us/issues/fall2010/IJME_Vol11_N1_Fall2010%20(PDW%20final3).pdf

Danesh, A. (2010) Can Hearing Loss Influence Visual Processing? ENT & Audiology News. Best papers of the year section. Vol 19, No 5, page 82.

Danesh, A. A., Buemi, M. & Keintz, C. (2010) Neurofibromatosis: Audiologic and Genetic Manifestations. Medical Data, Vol.2, No 3, pp 215-218. http://www.md-medicaldata.com/files/md-07-217-220_neurofibromatosis_audiologic.pdf

Danesh, A. A., Cocchiola, E. & Pavlovic, M. (2010). Clinical Update: Hearing Loss and Advancements in Cochlear Hair Cell Regeneration. Medical Data, Vol 2, No 1. pp 25-28. http://www.md-medicaldata.com/files/53-56_clinical_update.pdf Nagashino, H., Kinouchi, Y., Danesh, A. A. & Pandya, S. (2009). A neuronal network model for tinnitus and its management by sound therapy, Int J Biol & Biomed Eng. Issue 4 Vol, 3, pp. 43-50. http://www.naun.org/journals/bio/19-439.pdf

Kaf, W. and Danesh, A. A. (2008) Air-Conduction Auditory Steady-State Response: Comparison of interchannel recording using two modulation frequencies. J Am Acad Audiol (JAAA) 19 (9) 696-707. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19418709

Fujimoto, K., Nagashino, H., Kinouchi, Y., Danesh, A. A. & Pandya, S (2007). A Plastic Neural Network Model for Sound Therapy of Tinnitus. IEEJ Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Vol. 2, No.4, pp.488-490. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/tee.20198/abstract