Reviving Retigabine for Tinnitus — Thanos Tzounopoulos, PhD

A drug to quieten your tinnitus, that’s what Thanos Tzounopoulos, PhD, is working on. The drug targets potassium ion channels in the brain. These channels – or so the theory goes – are compromised in tinnitus patients, thus triggering the neural hyperactivity perceived as tinnitus. In spite of trials and tribulations in getting the drug ready for clinical trials, Thanos is optimistic about his chances for success.

Coronavirus Special: Tinnitus in Times of Quarantine

In this special compilation episode, you’ll hear from four people with tinnitus, as well as a researcher and an audiologist, about tinnitus experiences during the Coronavirus crisis. How has the stress of the crisis impacted people’s tinnitus? Can the Coronavirus cause tinnitus to aggravate? What kind of support is available for people struggling during this time?

Healing Hearing, Silencing Tinnitus? — Hough Ear Institute

While curing tinnitus remains a conundrum, important advances are being made in the field of hearing regeneration, which might also benefit tinnitus sufferers. The Hough Ear Institute talks about two hearing restoration treatments under development.

Transforming Hyperacusis Research — Bryan Pollard

Sound discomfort and pain can be a hard burden to bear. We talked to Bryan Pollard about hyperacusis, a condition even more poorly understood than tinnitus. Luckily, recent scientific breakthroughs have opened up new treatment avenues.

Neuromod’s Lenire — Treating Tinnitus the Bimodal Way

Learn all you’ve wanted to know about the newest tinnitus treatment on the market! Many of you have been waiting to hear more about Lenire, the tinnitus treatment device launched by Neuromod Devices. Well, this is your chance, tune in and listen to our interview with Neuromod’s CEO.

Clinical Guidelines for Tinnitus — Status Quo or Way Forward?

Do you want to know what clinical evidence says about different treatments for tinnitus? This episode explores the new European Clinical Practice Guidelines for tinnitus, and how they can help patients and doctors; and hopefully inspire more thorough testing of new and existing treatments for tinnitus.