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Hearing Health Foundation Appoints Dr. Lisa Goodrich as Scientific Director of Hearing Restoration Project

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK — Hearing Health Foundation (HHF), the largest nonprofit funder of hearing and balance research in the U.S., announced today the appointment of Lisa Goodrich, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School to the role of Scientific Director of the Hearing Restoration Project (HRP). The HRP is an international consortium of top researchers dedicated…

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Frequency Therapeutics Announces Successful Completion of First-in-Human Study of FX-322, Company’s Leading Candidate for Hearing Restoration

WOBURN, MASSACHUSSETTS – Biotech startup, Frequency Therapeutics, announced late last month the successful completion of a first-in-human study of the company’s investigative compound FX-322, the company’s lead Progenitor Cell Activation (PCA) candidate for hearing restoration. The preliminary results were recently presented at a lecture last month at the US-Japan Symposium on Drug Delivery. According to…

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Startup Gets $52 Million Investment to Develop Drug Treatment for Hearing Loss

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Third Rock Ventures, a biotechnology-focused venture capital firm located in Boston, announced the launch of a new startup company with the sole purpose of treating hearing loss. The new company, Decibel Therapeutics, raised $52 million dollars in Series A funding for its launch, with investment from Third Rock Ventures and SR One—the venture capital arm of…

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As hearing industry seeks a new wireless standard for hearing aids, t-coil advocates say not so fast

Since this post was originally published on April 30, it has drawn a number of thoughtful and provocative comments, which follow the main text.  This revised post also contains a response from Jan Topholm, a prominent EHIMA member,  to a query that I sent him in writing the original post.   By David H. Kirkwood…

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New web site on tinnitus

NEW YORK–The Hearing Health Foundation has launched a web site focusing on tinnitus. There, people who have the condition as well as healthcare professionals can learn more about tinnitus, which chronically affects 5% to 10% of the U.S. adult population. The site discusses the causes of tinnitus and explains the various treatments available to people…

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