April 10, 2017

Study: Gene therapy used to restore function of inner ear hair cells

Researchers say they have successfully restored the functionality of damaged inner ear hair cells, which could pave the way for treating newborn babies with congenital hearing […]
March 1, 2017
scientists work to find cure for hearing loss

A cure for hearing loss? Drug could be ready for testing by 2018

Researchers say they have discovered a combination of drugs that encourages the growth of new hair cells, which could pave the way for tinnitus and hearing […]
September 15, 2016

Study: Sea anemones may be key to repairing damaged hair cells

Cells from sea anemones may be able to help repair damaged hair cells in the inner ears of mice, according to one study.
September 4, 2016

Study aims to understand the auditory structures in the brain

In efforts to advance the technology used in cochlear implants, researchers are working to better understand the auditory structures in the brain.  By studying both high […]