The researchers found that the Norrie Disease Protein (NDP), which is lacking in patients with the rare disease, is essential for the maintenance and survival of hair cells in the cochlea, the cells responsible for hearing.
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Strekin AG, Basal, Switzerland, announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted orphan drug designation for the use of STR001 in the treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss, or sudden deafness.Read More
A Creighton University researcher has discovered a new technique for controlling gene expression to aid in the regeneration of sensory hair cells in the inner ear to potentially restore hearing and balance.Read More
According to new research findings, blocking the Notch pathway that controls hair cell distribution in the inner ear may help determine cochlear progenitor cell proliferation capacity.Read More