Potential Link Between HPV and Sensorineural Hearing Loss

A recent study published in “eClinicalMedicine” looked at 49,247 individuals with HPV infection among the population-based National Health Insurance Research Database of Taiwan to investigate the potential link between viral infection and sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL).

Sensorion and Pasteur Institute to Collaborate on Gene Therapy Products

Sensorion announced a letter of intent with Pasteur Institute in Paris to exclusively negotiate a framework agreement to obtain the exclusive licenses to develop and commercialize gene therapy product candidates for restoration, treatment, and prevention of hearing loss disorders. They will collaborate on several lead programs to correct monogenic forms of hereditary hearing loss including, among others, the Usher syndrome type 1 and otoferlin deficiency, according to the announcement.

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