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Supporting the hearing researchers of the future

Posted on: Thursday, September 8, 2016 by Tracey Pollard
Portrait image of Tracey Pollard.The biennial Molecular Biology of Hearing and Deafness scientific meeting brings together researchers from around the world who study the genetics and underlying biology of hearing loss. Tracey Pollard, from our Biomedical Research team, tells us about the meeting, and the experiences of the junior researchers who we funded to attend the meeting.

Developing a safe and efficient way to transport stem cells into the inner ear

Posted on: Friday, September 2, 2016 by Tracey Pollard
We fund the best research from around the world, aiming to find treatments for hearing loss and tinnitus, through our International Project Grant scheme. Tracey Pollard, our Research Programme Manager, tells us about one of our latest projects, which aims to help bring stem cell treatments for hearing loss one step closer to reality.

Real-time speech-to-text comes of age

Posted on: Monday, August 22, 2016 by Nicola George

Kevin Taylor from our products teamOf all the modern developments in technology, real-time speech-to-text translation is the most exciting for people who are deaf or have hearing loss. Kevin Taylor, our Product Technologist tells us about an exciting development that you can try yourself.


Sea anemones – how they could help us to protect hearing

Posted on: Monday, August 8, 2016 by Tracey Pollard
Portrait image of Tracey Pollard.Damage to the delicate hair cells in our inner ear often leads to hearing loss, which is irreversible. Tracey Pollard, our Research Programme Manager, tells us about new research from the US which could lead to new treatments to help prevent hearing loss.

Does damage to the auditory nerve underlie ‘hidden hearing loss’?

Posted on: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 by Tracey Pollard
Through our International Project Grant, we fund the best research from around the world which aims to find treatments for hearing loss and tinnitus. Tracey Pollard, our Research Programme Manager, tells us about one of our newest projects, which aims to find out what causes ‘hidden hearing loss’.