Image from the cover: March 2009.

Image: Frog amphibian papilla stained for myosin VI (green) and otoferlin (red) - Quiñones et al., 2012

Image from the Cover: August 2015.

Image from the Cover: February 2013.

Image from the Cover: June 2013

Image: Anuran inner ear structures from Xenopus laevis, Rana pipiens, Eleutherodactylus limbatus - Mason et al., 2015

Image from the Cover: June 2015.

Image from the Cover: August 2012.

Image from the Cover: February 2018.

Image: Utricular otoconia from wild-type mice - Boyle et al., 2021.

Image: Temporal bone whole-mount from a PLP/CreERT::ROSA26-LacZ mouse - Gómez-Casati et al., 2010.

Image: Isolated guinea pig OHC - Hallworth et al., 2007

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Welcome to the Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology!

JARO is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes research topics in relation to the content of the Annual ARO Mid-Winter Meeting with a focus on the auditory and vestibular systems.


In 1985, Brownell, Bader, Bertrand, and de Ribaupierre reported that outer hair cells (OHCs),
which are unique to mammalian cochleas, express significant voltage-driven motion, or electromotility


The Long Outer-Hair-Cell RC Time Constant: A Feature, Not a Bug, of the Mammalian Cochlea

Altoè A. & Shera C.A. JARO - in press (2022).

The Remarkable Outer Hair Cell: Proceedings of a Symposium in Honour of W. E. Brownell

Ashmore J.F., Colesa D.J. et al. JARO - in press (2022).

Cochlear Health and Cochlear-implant Function

Schvartz-Leyzac K.C., Colesa D.J. et al. JARO - in press (2022).

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Current Advances in Adeno-Associated Virus-Mediated Gene Therapy to Prevent Acquired Hearing Loss

Wu F., Sambamurti K., Sha S. et al. JARO 23, 569–578 (2022).

Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence in Otolaryngology and the Communication Sciences.

Wilson, B.S., Tucci, D.L., Moses, D.A. et al. JARO 23, 319–349 (2022).

Whistling While it Works: Spontaneous Otoacoustic Emissions and the Cochlear Amplifier.

Shera, C.A. JARO 23, 17–25 (2022).

Cochlear Immune Response in Presbyacusis: a Focus on Dysregulation of Macrophage Activity.

Noble, K., Brown, L., Elvis, P. et al. JARO 23, 1–16 (2022). 

The Role of Temporal Fine Structure Processing in Pitch Perception, Masking, and Speech Perception for Normal-Hearing and Hearing-Impaired People.

Moore, B.C.J. JARO 9, 399–406 (2008).