Edward Lobarinas, Ph.D.

About Edward Lobarinas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of Texas at Dallas


2007 Doctor of Philosophy: Audiology and Hearing Science
State University of New York at Buffalo

2004 Master of Arts: Communication Disorders and Sciences
State University of New York at Buffalo

1996 Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Minor: Biological Sciences
Rutgers University

Professional Positions

Associate Professor – University of Texas at Dallas – 2015-Present

Assistant Professor – University of Florida, Gainesville FL, 2012-2015

Assistant Research Professor – State University of New York at Buffalo, Center for Hearing and Deafness, 20116-2012

Clinical Audiologist – Hearing Evaluation Services of Buffalo, Amherst, NY – 2004-2012

Senior Research Technician – Department of Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, NJ, 1996 – 1999

Licenses and Certifications:

New York State License in Audiology

Florida State License in Audiology

Hearing Aid Dispensing License

Certificate of Clinical Competence, ASHA


Hearing Research, top 5 most highly cited papers 2014-2016

Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology Conference (JFLAC)

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Auris Pharmaceutical

Recipient of the Jack Katz Award for Central Auditory Processing 2003

Recipient of the National Institute of Health Minority Research Award 2000

Presentations (selected):

Lobarinas, E., Sun, W., Sarbadhikari, K., and Salvi, R. (2008) Evaluating noise induced tinnitus using the Gap Prepulse Inhibition of the Acoustic Startle (GPIAS) in Rats Presented at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, February, Phoenix, Arizona

Lobarinas, E., Langguth, B., Sun, W., Lu, J. and Salvi, R. (2008) The Therapeutic effects of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) on Persistent Noise Induced Tinnitus in Rats. Presented at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, February, Phoenix, Arizona

Lobarinas, E., Salvi, R. 2007. Do animals experience tinnitus? Can they tell us? World ENT 4, 9-10

Lobarinas, E., Sun, W., and Salvi, R. (2008) Human Brain Imaging and Animal Models of Tinnitus. Symposium: Tinnitus – Auditory and Nonauditory Factors, German National Library in collaboration with Merz Pharmaceuticals, and the University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Lobarinas, E. and Salvi, R. (2007) Tinnitus: Human Brain Imaging, Animal Models and Physiological Correlates. Advances in Tinnitus Assessment, Treatment and Neuroscience Basis, June, Grand Island, NY


American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO)

Publications (selected):

Yang, G., Lobarinas, E., Zhang, L., Turner, J., Stolzberg, D., Salvi, R., Sun, W. 2006. Salicylate induced tinnitus: Behavioral measures and neural activity in auditory cortex of awake rats. Hear Res.

Lobarinas, E., Yang., G., Sun, W., Ding, D., Mirza, N., Dalby-Brown, W., Hilczmayer, E., Fitzgerald, S., Zhang, L., Salvi, R. 2006. Salicylate- and qui nine-induced tinnitus and effects of memantine. Acta oto-laryngologica, 13-9.

Salvi, R., Sun, W., Lobarinas, E. 2007. Anatomy and physiology of the peripheral auditory system. In: Roeser, R., Hosford-Dunn., H., Valente, M., (Eds.), Audiology Diagnosis. Thieme, New York. pp. 17-36.