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New gene therapy research to treat genetic deafness

Posted on: Friday, July 31, 2015 by Nicola Robas

We are a step closer to being able to prevent some types of inherited deafness thanks to ground brNicola Robas imageeaking research showing that gene therapy has been successfully used in mice to restore hearing. Nicola Robas from our Biomedical Research team tells us more.

Why I decided to give back by doing the Royal Parks Half Marathon

Posted on: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by heloise heau

James clarke picture 2James Clark is a 22 years old professional with profound bilateral hearing loss. In this inspirational post, he explains how undertaking the Royal Parks Half Marathon for Action on Hearing Loss is his way of giving back to those who have supported him and made him less isolated.

 

A new drug for tinnitus?

Posted on: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by heloise heau

Portrait image of Tracey Pollard.Researchers in the US have been investigating a new drug developed to treat epilepsy, to see if it might also be useful in preventing tinnitus. Tracey Pollard, from our Biomedical Research team, tells us more.

 

Hilary's tribute

Posted on: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by heloise heau

Hilary’s mum got a life-changing cochlear implant in her 80s. Here she shares their story and why she was inspired to set up a ‘Tribute Fund’ in her mum’s name.

Meeting our PhD students

Posted on: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by heloise heau

A portrait image of Pooja.Pooja Takhar, from our Biomedical Research team, tells us about our PhD students’ recent visit to our head office.