otomagnetics nanotechnology ear treatment interview

Using Nanotechnology to Treat Ear and Hearing Disorders: Interview with Otomagnetics CEO, Abhita Batra

In this week’s technology spotlight, Dr. Bob Traynor speaks with Abhita Batra, CEO and Director of Otomagnetics. The company, a University of Maryland College Park spin-out, is developing a non-invasive method to deliver drugs and other therapeutic payloads to inner and middle ear compartments, to the eye, and into the skin. The inner ear is…

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Public Health and Hearing Loss: Interview with Nick Reed, AuD

In this two-part conversation, Nick Reed, AuD, discusses what hearing care professionals need to know about public health and hearing loss.   In a wide-ranging interview with Brian Taylor, Reed, who is a research audiologist and assistant professor of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discusses why hearing loss of gradual onset in adults is…

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Jabra Enhance Plus Launch: Interview with GN Hearing CEO, Gitte Aabo

Last month, GN Hearing announced the planned launch of the Jabra Enhance Plus – a new hearable device aimed at individuals with mild to moderate hearing loss for situational hearing enhancement.  GN Hearing CEO, Gitte Aabo, discusses the company’s planned launch of the Jabra Ehance Plus with This Week in Hearing host, Dr. Bob Traynor. …

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Understanding the Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact: Development, Benefits and Limitations

Licensed audiologists will soon have the opportunity to practice in-person and through telepractice across state lines because of an occupational licensure compact that has been in development since 2017. The Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact (ASLP-IC) is a cooperative agreement enacted into law by participating states to facilitate the interstate practice of audiology and speech-language…

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How Do We Meet Consumers Where They Are? Interview with Rick Rutter, VP of Marketing for hear.com

Rick Rutter, VP of Marketing at hear.com, is this week’s guest on This Week in Hearing. Rick is not only an industry executive, but also suffers from hearing loss. Rick provides a first-hand insight on “where do we meet the consumer?” based on his delayed journey to using hearing aids to overcome his hearing loss…

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