Category: Inside Hearing

Inside Hearing

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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.

Inside Hearing

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Sertoma Inc Awards $5,000 in Oticon-funded Scholarships

This year, Oticon announced that a $5,000 grant from the company has enabled Sertoma Inc to award college scholarships to five outstanding students with hearing loss. The Oticon-funded scholarships will help five students to acquire the education they need to achieve their goals.

Industry News

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Dr Cliff Olson Launches HearingUp Website

Dr Cliff Olson has announced the launch of HearingUp—a new website that provides a home for all of Dr Cliff’s new educational content, as well as his library of YouTube videos, and the new HearingUp Provider Network. 

Organizations

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Ohio Launches Communication Card for Deaf Community

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Traffic Safety Office (OTSO), Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD), and statewide law enforcement partners have developed a new communication card to help individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing exchange information with law enforcement.

Legislation, Regulation

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Sens Grassley and Warren Release OTC Hearing Aid Report

Sens Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) released the findings of their new bipartisan investigative report: Loud and Clear: Why Americans Want Effective and Affordable Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids – and How Powerful Special Interests are Trying to Undermine Them.

People

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Starkey Names Denise Steinbring Chief Marketing Officer

In her new role as Starkey Chief Marketing Officer, Steinbring oversees the marketing team to help customers leverage new tools and resources, launch products around the world, and effectively communicate the value and benefit of better hearing technology to customers and the patients they serve.

Research

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UNT Receives $300K Grant to Study Hearing Aid Adoption

Faculty in the University of North Texas (UNT) College of Health and Public Service Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology received a $300,000 grant from the Hearing Industry Research Consortium to determine how emotions, psychological well-being, social relationships, stress, and other factors impact whether adults continue to use hearing aids once they’re purchased, according to an announcement from UNT.