I am fortunate to work among a fantastic group of investigators and clinicians, in an exhilarating research environment.

Biography 

Dr. Stone received her graduate degree in anatomy and neurobiology from Boston University School of Medicine in 1993 and performed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Washington. In 1998, she became an assistant research professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Washington. She was promoted to associate research professor in 2004 and to research professor in 2015. Since 2016 she has served as director of research for the department. 

Overview 

Undergraduate Education: Skidmore College, B.A. in Studio Art and Biology

Graduate Education: Boston University School of Medicine, Ph.D. in Anatomy and Neurobiology

Fellowship: University of Washington School of Medicine, Oto-HNS

Memberships: Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO), Society for Neuroscience

Awards and honors 

Continuous NIH funding since 1998

Academic interests 

RESEARCH FOCUS

My research investigates ways to improve biological therapies for inner ear hair cell damage, to treat individuals with hearing and balance dysfunction.

 

Specific Publications

Scheibinger M, Ellwanger DC, Corrales CE, Stone JS, Heller S. Correction to: Aminoglycoside Damage and Hair Cell Regeneration in the Chicken Utricle., J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. 2018 Aug; 19(4):479-481

Stone JS, Wisner SR, Bucks SA, Mellado Lagarde MM, Cox BC. Characterization of Adult Vestibular Organs in 11 CreER Mouse Lines., J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. 2018 Aug; 19(4):381-399

Lewis RM, Keller JJ, Wan L, Stone JS. Bone morphogenetic protein 4 antagonizes hair cell regeneration in the avian auditory epithelium., Hear. Res. 2018 Jul; 3641-11

Scheibinger M, Ellwanger DC, Eduardo Corrales C, Stone JS, Heller S. Correction to: Aminoglycoside Damage and Hair Cell Regeneration in the Chicken Utricle., J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. 2018 02; 19(1):31

Scheibinger M, Ellwanger DC, Corrales CE, Stone JS, Heller S. Aminoglycoside Damage and Hair Cell Regeneration in the Chicken Utricle., J. Assoc. Res. Otolaryngol. 2018 02; 19(1):17-29

Lab 

Lab contact info 

stoner@uw.edu
(206) 616-4108

Lab location 

Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center
Box 357923, University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195