Martin L. Basch, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine







Molecular Virology - California Institute of Technology (2004)

Postdoctoral Training
House Ear Institute, Drs. Segil anad Groves Labs - Inner Ear Development (2005-2009)

Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Groves’ Lab - Inner Ear Development (2009-2015)




Stria Vascularis, Age related Hearing Loss, Organ of Corti Regeneration, Inner Ear Development


1. Basch ML, Brown RM, Jen H and Groves AK., Where hearing starts: The development of the
mammalian cochlea., Journal of Anatomy, 2015, doi: 10.1111/joa.12314

2. Maass JC, Gu R, Basch ML, Waldhaus J, Lopez EM, Xia A, Oghalai JS, Heller S and Groves AK. Changes in the regulation of the Notch signaling pathway are temporally correlated with regenerative failure in the mouse cochlea. Front Cell Neurosci. 2015 Mar 31;9:110

3. Moayedi Y, Basch ML, Pachecho NL, Gao S, Harrison S, Xiao N, Oghalai J, Overbeek PA, Mardon G and Groves AK; The candidate splicing factor Sfswap regulates growth and patterning of inner ear sensory organs., Plos Genetics, 2014 Jan;10 (1)e100455.

4.Basch ML, Ohyama T, Segil N, Groves AK; Canonical Notch signaling is not necessary for
prosensory induction in the mouse cochlea: insights from a conditional mutant of RBPjkappa., J
Neurosci. 2011 Jun 1;31(22):8046-58

5. Ohyama T, Basch ML, Mishina Y, Lyons KM, Segil N, Groves AK; BMP signaling is necessary for patterning the sensory and nonsensory regions of the developing mammalian cochlea., J Neurosci. 2010 Nov 10; 30(45):15044-51