Mind Your Ears: A New Antidote to Aminoglycoside Toxicity?

@article{OSullivan2018MindYE,
  title={Mind Your Ears: A New Antidote to Aminoglycoside Toxicity?},
  author={Mary E O'Sullivan and Alan G Cheng},
  journal={Journal of medicinal chemistry},
  year={2018},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={81-83}
}
Aminoglycoside antibiotics are known toxins to cochlear hair cells, causing permanent hearing loss. Using the zebrafish lateral line system as a platform for drug screen and subsequent validation in the rat cochlea in vivo, Chowdhury et al. characterized a novel otoprotectant working against aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss.