Dhasakumar S. Navaratnam MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupNeurobiologyNeurology: Stroke Center, Yale-New Haven; General NeurologyHearing and Balance Center

Research Interests

Hearing and Balance Organs more...


  • M.D., University of Colombo, 1986
  • Ph.D., Oxford University, 1991

Selected Publications

  • Housley, G.D., Marcotti, W., Navaratnam, D., and Yamoah, E.N. (2006). Hair cells ?| Beyond the transducer. J. Memb Biol. Invited review 209(2-3):89-118.
  • Bai, J.-P., Navaratnam, D., Samaranayake, H., and Santos-Sacchi, J. (2006). C-terminal charge cluster reversals in prestin (SLC26A5): effects on voltage-dependent electromechanical activity. Neurosci. Lett. 404(3):270-5.
  • Santos-Sacchi, J, Song, L, Bai, J-P, and Navaratnam, D. Chloride and the OHC lateral membrane motor. Mechanics of Hearing 2006 in the press



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