The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders ( NIDCD) will be presenting their latest research findings at the 2011 Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO).
The international meeting, held at Baltimore’s Marriott Waterfront Hotel, February 19-23, 2011, will feature NIH-funded science on hearing loss in pre-term infants, people with autoimmune disease.
Research topics to be presented include:
- Deafness and the double helix: What our DNA is teaching us about hearing and hearing loss
- In autoimmune-related hearing loss, inflammation may not be the culprit
- Learning to bear unbearable sounds
- Pre-term infants are at higher risk for rare form of hearing loss
- Two drugs may be better than one in treating, preventing noise-induced hearing loss
- Kermit’s conundrum: How to tell who’s who in a chorus of croakers
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