He is the Founder of the Manchester Phonosurgery course. He is interested in voice research and has obtained an MSc in Advance Voice Research at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 2005. He has presented his research and won prizes at national and international conferences. He has authored and co-authored over 30 publications. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at both University of Manchester and Edge Hill University and an Honorary Fellow at the Royal Northern College of Music Manchester. Yakubu was the first Secretary of the British Laryngological Association.

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Isshiki Thyroplasty Type 2

Indication Adductor spasmodic dysphonia is a neurological condition of unknown aetiology. The symptoms are believed to be caused by involuntary contraction of the adductor muscles of the vocal cord as a result of an abnormality of neurotransmitters in the basal...


In conversation with Dr Peter Belafsky

Dr Peter Belafsky. Peter – tell us about your background I was born in Philadelphia and went on to study at Vassar College which is a small liberal arts school in upstate New York. I then attended Medical School in...


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