Mass Eye and Ear Researchers Awarded $12.5 Million NIH Grant to Continue Hidden Hearing Loss

A team of Mass Eye and Ear researchers in the Eaton-Peabody Laboratories have been awarded a five-year, $12.5 million P50 Clinical Research Center Grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue their research on cochlear synaptopathy, or hidden hearing loss, a type of hearing damage that was reportedly first discovered, according to an announcement from Mass Eye & Ear.