Alan G. Cheng, M.D. is the Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics. Dr. Cheng is a Surgeon-Scientist with a clinical interest in caring for patients with hearing loss and deafness and research interests in inner ear development and regeneration. The Cheng lab is currently working to understand how aminoglycosides (AGs) enter the inner ear and to redesign aminoglycosides to preclude entry into the inner ear. Dr. Cheng was recently awarded the New Faculty Physician Scientist Award by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). Dr. Cheng’s lab is part of the Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss. Read more about Dr. Cheng.