Prof Stephen O’Leary is an Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon who holds the William Gibson Chair of Otolaryngology at the University of Melbourne, and is a Senior Specialist in the Otology and Cochlear Implant Clinics at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.

In the laboratory, Professor O’Leary is internationally recognised for his work on hearing protection during cochlear implant surgery, especially through pharmacological treatments.

Research projects

Restoring Hearing

Optogenetics