Therapy Promotes Delivery of EPS8 to Restore Sensory Hair Cells

The team’s findings, published in “Molecular Therapy – Methods & Clinical Development” online on July 31, 2022, show that delivery of normal EPS8 can rescue stereocilia elongation and the function of auditory hair cells in the ears of mice affected by the loss of EPS8.



“JAMA” Examines Improvements in Healthcare for Hearing Loss

A viewpoint article published on “JAMA Network” on World Hearing Day considers the ways in which large-scale, public healthcare systems can implement strategies to address hearing loss which include funding research, improving communication, and streamlining hearing care services.



Usability of Bimodal Neuromodulation to Treat Tinnitus

It is reported that 10-15% of the global adult population suffers from tinnitus 1-4, the chronic phantom auditory percept that has been attributed to abnormal firing patterns in the brain.4 According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), 45 million Americans reported experiencing tinnitus in the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey.

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