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Issue 1, February 2015
Welcome to the first issue of the Action on Hearing Loss Translational Research Initiative for Hearing (TRIH) newsletter.
The purpose of this newsletter is to boost awareness of opportunities in translational hearing research and share updates and information on preclinical and clinical research to develop therapeutics to restore hearing or silence tinnitus.
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Issue 1, February (early online)
In the lead up to the 2nd International Conference on Hyperacusis (July 09-10, 2015, London, UK) the ICH2 NEWSLETTER will be updating you with news relevant to hyperacusis plus interviews with experts, patients as well as news from around the world to help put research outcomes into perspective.
FACULTY POSITION IN NEUROMODULATION
University of Minnesota
New faculty positions are available through the MnDRIVE – Brain Conditions Program at the University of Minnesota. Researchers who are working on neural engineering or neuromodulation approaches for treating brain conditions, including tinnitus, are especially encouraged to apply.
The candidates will find a highly collaborative environment with leading neural engineering faculty, one of the top imaging facilities in the world and a strong medical device industry surrounding the University.
Ph.D. and/or M.D. degrees and established programs or experience in neuromodulation.
Further details and instructions in how to apply for the position are provided in this announcement: MnDRIVE_Brain_Conditions_-_Faculy_Positions.pdf
TRACK YOUR TINNITUS WITH THE FREE SMARTPHONE APP
|The Tinnitus Research Initiative has just released a smartphone app that allows to track the tinnitus during the everyday routine. The TrackYourTinnitus app is available in the iTunes® App StoreSM and the Google PlayTM store in English and German language. Please register at the website www.trackyourtinnitus.org|
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Audiology Worldnews (June 2014)
'TINNET' AS THE NEXT STEP IN TINNITUS RESEARCH: TOWARDS EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE
The Online Journal Audiology Worldnews published a summary of the speech that Berthold Langguth held on the TINNET COST action BM1306 during the 8th International TRI Tinnitus Conference from 10-13 March in Auckland, New Zealand. read more at Audiology Worldnews
BMBS COST Action BM1306|
TINNET - Better Understanding the Heterogeneity of Tinnitus to Improve and Develop New Treatments
|The proposal “Better Understanding the Heterogeneity of Tinnitus to Improve and Develop New Treatments – TINNET” has been approved by the COST Committee of Senior Officials. This project will help to improve our knowledge about tinnitus, the treatment of the tinnitus patients and increases the already fruitful cooperation among tinnitus researches in Europe any further.
We are now inviting tinnitus researchers from as many european countries as possible to participate in the project. Read more at the TINNET website.
TRI2014 - 8th INTERNATIONAL TRI CONFERENCE ON TINNITUS
Over the Horizon
March 10 - 13, 2014, Auckland (New Zealand)
TRI2014 Conference Website
TRI2014 Conference Handbook
Presentations from Guest, Keynote, Invited and Workshop Session speakers are available on the
program page of the conference website.
Nature Biotechnology (November 2013)
TINNITUS RESEARCH INITIATIVE IN NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY
In the recent issue of Nature Biotechnology Christopher Cederroth et al. highlight the discrepancy between the high socioeconomic relevance of tinnitus and the very limited amount of public funding. The Tinnitus Research Initative is mentioned as an example how private donors try to approach this neglected field in order to attract the industry and public funding.
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH COORDINATOR AT TRI
We are very pleased to introduce Dr. Winfried Schlee as the new Scientific Research Coordinator of the Tinnitus Research Initiative Foundation.
TINNITUS-TOPICS IN "THE LANCET" AND "THE LANCET NEUROLOGY"
Two Review articles about tinnitus appeared in recent editions of the "Lancet" and the "Lancet Neurology":
- Baguley D, McFerran D, Hall D. (2013) Tinnitus. Lancet. Jul 1. pii: S0140-6736(13)60142-7. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60142-7. [Epub ahead of print].
- Langguth B, Kreuzer PM, Kleinjung T, De Ridder D. (2013) Tinnitus: causes and clinical management. Lancet Neurol. Sep;12(9):920-30. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(13)70160-1.
TEXTBOOK OF TINNITUS
The Textbook of Tinnitus was one of the top 25 percent most downloaded eBooks in the relevant Springer eBook Collection in 2013. Initiated and edited by Aage Møller, Berthold Langguth, Tobias Kleinjung and Dirk de Ridder and authored by over 100 tinnitus experts this comprehensive textbook covers in 96 chapters the diagnosis and the therapy of tinnitus.
The electronic version of the Textbook of Tinnitus is available from Springer Link. Users who have not full text access can view parts of the ebook through the free LookInside service of Springer. order now or read online
Interview of the American Academy of Audiology with Aage R. Møller, PhD
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