Ali Danesh, Ph.D.

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:

  1. Aazh, H., Langguth, B. & Danesh, AA (In Press). Parental separation and parental mental health in childhood and tinnitus and hyperacusis disability in adulthood: a retrospective exploratory analysis. Int J of Aud.
  2. Aazh, H., Moore, BCJ & Danesh, AA (In Press). Parental mental health in childhood as a risk factor for anxiety and depression among people seeking help for tinnitus and hyperacusis. J of Am Acad Aud.
  3. Porcaro, C.K., Alavi, E., Gollery, T., & Danesh, A.A. (In Press). Misophonia: Awareness and Responsiveness in Academia. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability.
  4. Aazh H, Knipper M, Danesh AA, Cavanna AE, Andersson L, Paulin J, Schecklmann M, Heinonen-Guzejev M, & Moore BCJ (In Press). Insights from the Third International Conference on Hyperacusis: Causes, Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Noise & Health.
  5. Ocak, M, Eshraghi, R, Danesh, AA, Mittal, R & Eshraghi E (2018). Central Auditory Processing Disorders in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Balkan Medical Journal, June 2018. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326028400_Central_Auditory_Processing_Disorders_in_Individuals_with_Autism_Spectrum_Disorders?ev=project 
  6. Danesh, AA, Shahnaz, N, & Hall, JW (2018). The Audiology of Otosclerosis. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2018 Apr; 51(2):327-342. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29397946 
  7. Lavasani AN, Mohammadkhani G, Motamedi M, Karimi LJ, Jalaei S, Shojaei FS, Danesh A, Azimi H. (2016). Auditory temporal processing in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 60:81-5. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1525505016300312 
  8. 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. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4962785/ 
  9. 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 DOI: 10.7727/wimj.2016.174 . https://www.mona.uwi.edu/fms/wimj/article/3028 
  10. 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. http://www.entandaudiologynews.com/ 
  11. 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. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26243502 
  12. 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.
  13. 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/ 
  14. Danesh, A.A. (2015). Scientific Advances in mapping syndromic hearing loss. ENT & Audiology News, May/June issue, Vol 24, No 2, pp. 64-66. http://www.entandaudiologynews.com/ 
  15. 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
  16. 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 
  17. 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.
  18. 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 
  19. 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 
  20. 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 
  21. 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
  22. 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 
  23. 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 
  24. 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 
  25. 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 
  26. 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 
  27. 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 
  28. Danesh, A. (2010) Can Hearing Loss Influence Visual Processing? ENT & Audiology News. Best papers of the year section. Vol 19, No 5, page 82.
  29. 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 
  30. 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 
  31. 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 
  32. 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 
  33. 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 

Ali Danesh, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of Audiology Clinic

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Office Phone: 561-297-2071
Office Location: Boca, 47 - ED 434

danesh@fau.edu

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