Battling noise with nutrients, and listening in background noise are among the topics that will soon be covered in Baltimore at the 2009 Midwinter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Mt Royal, NJ.

Scientists supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), one of the National Institutes of Health, will be presenting their latest research findings at the meeting, on Feb 14 to19, at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.

E-mail Alex Springer with any questions or concerns.

The NIDCD supports and conducts research and research training on the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. For more information about NIDCD programs, visit the Web site.