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Another step forward for gene therapy to treat hearing loss

Posted on: Friday, March 17, 2017 by Heloise Heau

carina santosResearchers from Harvard Medical School in the US have recently used gene therapy to restore hearing in mice with a particular type of Usher syndrome. Carina Santos, our Translational Research Manager, tells us more about the work, and what it means for using gene therapy to treat hearing loss in people in the future.

Bright young things

Posted on: Thursday, March 16, 2017 by Tracey Pollard
Back in January, the PhD students we’re funding visited our head office to tell us more about the work they’re doing and to find out more about us.

3D Tune-In: Bringing hearing loss into the world of gaming

Posted on: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 by Tracey Pollard
The 3D Tune-In project explores exciting and engaging ways to learn about and experience hearing loss and hearing aids through the world of immersive 3D gaming. Jesal Vishnuram, our Technology Research Officer, tells us more about this unique project.

Scientifically speaking...

Posted on: Monday, February 13, 2017 by Heloise Heau
Mike Bowl is a Senior Investigator Scientist at the Medical Research Council’s Harwell Institute in Oxfordshire. We are funding his research into genes involved in hearing loss.


The Consumer Electronics Show 2017 - the latest in hearing technology

Posted on: Monday, February 13, 2017 by Heloise Heau
Kevin Taylor is our Product Technologist – last month, he attended the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, to find out about how new technology could benefit people who are deaf, have tinnitus or hearing loss.