Category Archives: AHRF News

Preventing Hearing Loss in Chemotherapy Patients

February 12, 2013 — Two 2013 AHRF researchers are investigating the use of a new, highly sensitive test to discern very early …

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AHRF Researcher Alan Cheng, MD, Gets $3.09 Million Grant

December 14, 2012 — Alan Cheng, MD, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and a Pediatric Otologist of Stanford University and one of the …

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AHRF Researcher Describes Cochlear Amplification Using Novel Optical Technique

December 7, 2012 – It has long been known that the inner ear actively amplifies sounds it receives, and that this …

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We Riased $2,320 for the Chicago Walk4Hearing!

Thanks to our many generous supporters and friends, the AHRF raised $2,320 for the Chicago Walk4Hearing, which took place on …

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When Will We Have a Cure for Hearing Loss?

In February, 2012, AHRF Board Chairman Richard Muench and I attended the ARO (Association for Research in Otolaryngology) meeting in …

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FREE Symposium on Dizziness & Balance Disorders

On Saturday, April 6, 2013, the AHRF hosted a free symposium on dizziness and balance disorders at the Hilton Suites …

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Inducing Hair Cell Regeneration in Adult Mice

Alan Cheng, MD of Stanford University, California, the 2012-2013 CORE/Wiley H. Harrison, MD Memorial Grant recipient, will look at how …

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Identifying Compounds That May Stimulate Nerve Regeneration in the Inner Ear

April, 2012 — In 2007, Donna Whitlon, PhD, Department of Otolaryngology at Northwestern University in Chicago was the recipient of …

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Examining Speech Perception in People with Normal Hearing Could Help Improve Cochlear Implants in the Future

March, 2012 — One of our 2012 AHRF grant recipients, Jong Ho Won, PhD, of the University of Washington, Seattle, …

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Shedding Light on the Structural Details of Inner Ear Hair Cells

March, 2012 — Anna Lysakowski, PhD, a member of the AHRF Research Committee and a 2012 AHRF grant recipient, is …

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