Richard Smith, MD
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I direct the MORL and every day I have to pinch myself.  Is this Heaven?  No, it's Iowa, and even more specifically, it's the MORL.  If you build it, they will come -- and come they have.  Here at the MORL we have the best and most dedicated group of scientists focused on genetic hearing loss and ultra-rare complement mediated renal diseases in the world.  The result?  Outstanding basic science research and outstanding translational clinical medicine supported by visionary informatics and dedicated staff.... The impact?  Unprecedented care for persons with hearing loss and renal disease.