Who Was the REAL Captain Marvel?

Another fun Hearing International post this year was May 16, the story of a lost super hero of audiology.  It was a post about a rather forgotten radio engineer from Bell Telephone Labs and Sonotone, Orin E. Marvel, who was typical of the engineers and scientists that began the field of Audiology.  This post capitalizes…

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Animal Models in Auditory Research

Most audiologists know that hearing impairment is the most common congenital sensory impairment. It affects up to 1 in 500 newborns, 1 in 300 children by the age of 4, and 1 in 1000 newborns will have genetically inherited hearing loss. In addition to aging, hearing loss in adults stems from exposure to chronic infection,…

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