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Epigenetics and age-related hearing loss

Posted on: Thursday, September 25, 2014 by james robins

Portrait photo of Lisa WolberAs people get older, many find they are affected by age-related hearing loss. As a result, scientists in the field of hearing research are keen to find out what dictates both the extent and onset of hearing loss in older people.

Lisa Wolber gives us the latest update on her research, which is co-funded by Action on Hearing Loss and AgeUK, looking at how epigenetic changes to DNA impact on age-related hearing loss and the implications this could have for developing future treatments.

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