Colleen Le Prell, University of Florida (image) University of Florida Share Print E-Mail Caption Colleen Le Prell, Ph.D., University of Florida, is an associate professor of speech, language and hearing sciences. She and colleagues devised a way to test anti-hearing-loss drugs by safely creating temporary, reversible hearing loss in people. The new test method could help land needed drugs on pharmacy shelves sooner. The findings appear in the November/December 2012 issue of the journal Ear and Hearing. Credit Photo by Jesse S Jones/UF&Shands Communications Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.