Joey Lye

Joey Lye

BSc Biomedical (Hons)
Research Assistant


Joey is a research assistant in the Stem Cell and Inner Ear Gene Therapy Research team in assisting Dr Elaine Wong in identifying the function of Usher genes in human deafness.

She has always been fascinated by stem cell regenerative research to treat human diseases. This passion has led her to continue the Honours work and further investigate hearing treatment for sensorineural hearing loss.

Areas of research
  • Stem cell regeneration
  • Gene editing
Top publications

Lye, J. (2021) “Generation of human inner ear organoids for protocadherin 15 associated Usher syndrome from patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells”

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