About the Authors

Juan San Juan

Affiliation Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Kresge Hearing Research Inst., The University of Michigan, 1100 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America

Xiao-Su Hu

Affiliation Center for Human Growth and Development, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America

Mohamad Issa

Affiliation Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Kresge Hearing Research Inst., The University of Michigan, 1100 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America

Silvia Bisconti

Affiliation Center for Human Growth and Development, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America

Ioulia Kovelman

Affiliation Center for Human Growth and Development, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America

Paul Kileny

Affiliations Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Kresge Hearing Research Inst., The University of Michigan, 1100 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America, Center for Human Growth and Development, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America

Gregory Basura

gbasura@med.umich.edu

Affiliations Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Kresge Hearing Research Inst., The University of Michigan, 1100 W Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America, Center for Human Growth and Development, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: GB MI PK. Data curation: JS MI XH. Formal analysis: JS XH. Funding acquisition: JS GB MI. Investigation: GB MI SB. Methodology: GB MI SB. Project administration: GB. Resources: IK SB GB XH JS. Software: JS XH. Supervision: GB. Validation: JS XH. Visualization: JS GB. Writing – original draft: JS GB. Writing – review & editing: JS XH MI IK PK GB.