Adrien Eshraghi, PhD

University of Miami, Florida


Dr. Adrien Eshraghi is board certified in Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgery. He is Board Certified in Neurotology. Dr. Eshraghi is a Tenured Professor of Otolaryngology, Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics and Biomedical engineering at University of Miami. He served as the past President of the Florida Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.

His training and experience at Sorbonne University in Paris, UCLA, and University of Miami encompasses medical, surgical, holistic, and integrative approaches to disease management. By combining these approaches, he provides comprehensive management of (Otology and Neurotology)

He serves as the Director of the Hearing Research and cochlear implant Laboratory, the Co-Director of the University of Miami Ear Institute, and the Vice-speaker of the Medical Faculty Council at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is a surgeon-scientist with over 200 scientific papers published (H-Index 45), mainly focused on cochlear implant surgery and various hearing disorders as well as over 500 presentations at national and international scientific meetings. He is selected by his peers to be one of the “Top Doctors” in his field and “Best Doctors in America” yearly since 2012.

BRAIN Funded Projects

Targeting redox signaling to develop novel interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Project’s aims: to determine the contribution of redox signaling in predisposition to ASD following gene-environment (G x E) interaction using a rat model; to develop new preventive therapeutics using repurposed drugs such as FDA approved Edavarone

Selected Publications

Karhu E, Zukerman R, Eshraghi RS, Mittal J, Deth RC, Castejon AM, Trivedi M, Mittal R, Eshraghi AA. Nutritional interventions for autism spectrum disorder. Nutr Rev. 2020 Jul 1;78(7):515-531. doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuz092. PMID: 31876938.

Eshraghi AA, Nazarian R, Telischi FF, Martinez D, Hodges A, Velandia S, Cejas-Cruz I, Balkany TJ, Lo K, Lang D. Cochlear Implantation in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Sep;36(8):e121-8. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000757. PMID: 25899551; PMCID: PMC4537326.

Eshraghi AA, Liu G, Kay SS, Eshraghi RS, Mittal J, Moshiree B, Mittal R. Epigenetics and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Is There a Correlation? Front Cell Neurosci. 2018 Mar 27;12:78. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2018.00078. PMID: 29636664; PMCID: PMC5881102.

Ocak E, Eshraghi RS, Danesh A, Mittal R, Eshraghi AA. Central Auditory Processing Disorders in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Balkan Med J. 2018 Sep 21;35(5):367-372. doi: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2018.0853. Epub 2018 Jun 28. PMID: 29952312; PMCID: PMC6158468.

Eshraghi RS, Davies C, Iyengar R, Perez L, Mittal R, Eshraghi AA. Gut-Induced Inflammation during Development May Compromise the Blood-Brain Barrier and Predispose to Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Clin Med. 2020 Dec 24;10(1):27. doi: 10.3390/jcm10010027. PMID: 33374296; PMCID: PMC7794774.

Memis I, Mittal R, Furar E, White I, Eshraghi RS, Mittal J, Eshraghi AA. Altered Blood Brain Barrier Permeability and Oxidative Stress in Cntnap2 Knockout Rat Model. J Clin Med. 2022 May 11;11(10):2725. doi: 10.3390/jcm11102725. PMID: 35628852; PMCID: PMC9146766.


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