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Sensorion Receives Orphan Drug Designation by US FDA for OTOF-GT for the Treatment of Otoferlin Gene-Mediated Hearing Loss

MONTPELLIER, FRANCE — Sensorion (FR0012596468 – ALSEN) a pioneering clinical-stage biotechnology company which specializes in the development of novel therapies to restore, treat and prevent hearing loss disorders, announces that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) to OTOF-GT, Sensorion’s lead gene therapy program, intended for the treatment of…

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WS Audiology Posts Strong Fiscal year 2021/22 Results in Spite of Challenging Business Environment

LYNGE, DENMARK – WS Audiology today announced a solid performance for the fiscal year 2021/22, which ended on September 30, 2022, reporting revenue and earnings growth in line with expectations.   WSA Highlights Full Year 2021/22   WSA grew revenue by 14.5% to EUR 2,351 million (~$2.44B USD), 7.4% organic growth, driven by strong performance in…

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VCCA2023 to Take Place June 29-30

The 4th Virtual Conference on Computational Audiology (VCCA2023), which will take place on June 29 and 30, 2023. If you want to know more about the previous conferences, please read the VCCA2022 conference report. Save the date – further information on the registration, timeline, and call for abstract will be published soon. Internationally renowned scientists will present their proceedings in research on the multiple…

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Sonova to End Sales of Phonak Hearing Aids at Costco as it Eyes Future of Brand

Sonova announced today, in an email message to US hearing professionals, that the company has decided to cease offering Phonak branded hearing aids “in certain large retail chains”. Costco had already pulled their Kirkland Signature 10.0 devices from company shelves several weeks ago, in a blow to Sonova who had held the contract to provide…

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MED-EL USA Invites Child Inventors to Enter International Ideas4Ears 2022 Competition

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA – MED-EL USA announced today that entries are now being accepted for the 6th annual Ideas4Ears competition, a worldwide search for creative inventions from children designed to help people who are deaf or hard of hearing. MED-EL is a leading global provider and inventor of hearing implant systems. One grand prize winner will be selected to…

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ReSound Gift of Hearing Campaign Begins November 18

BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA – ReSound today announced that it will again look to partner with hearing care professionals in the Gift of Hearing campaign, a nationwide effort to donate hundreds of hearing aids to people living with hearing loss who are experiencing financial hardship. To get exclusive access to the donation campaign, interested practices can contact…

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California Teen Named America’s Top Young Scientist for Invention to Treat Middle Ear Infections

ST. PAUL, MN and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — 3M and Discovery Education have named Leanne Fan, a 9th grader at Westville High School in Poway Unified School District in San Diego, Calif., the winner of the 2022 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier middle school science competition. As the 3M Young Scientist Challenge grand prize winner, Leanne received a $25,000 cash prize, the prestigious title of “America’s…

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Bill Austin, Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for his Contributions to the Industry from the International Hearing Society 

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey Owner and Chairman, Bill Austin, received the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Hearing Society (IHS) at the 70th Annual IHS Convention & Expo for his “unparalleled contributions to the hearing industry”. Throughout his long and impressive career, Bill Austin has been dedicated to developing technologies and bringing them to life to help the…

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HearingLife Announces Launch of myHearingU to Support Training of Future Hearing Instrument Specialists

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE –– HearingLife has announced the launch of myHearingU, an online career school offering the latest curriculum in hearing health education to prepare for the anticipated strong demand for Hearing Instrument Specialists in the United States.  According to the announcement, “myHearingU is taking the lead on informing, recruiting and educating those interested in this growing career opportunity…

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