Bio-Electronics Introduction at University Delft

Discussion in 'Research News' started by Codaz, Mar 30, 2016.

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    1. Codaz

      Codaz Member

      The Dutch University of Delft is starting with a research group that is setting up research of electronics that can give healing pulses to the body to treat Parkinson's and also Tinnitus. I only have 1 pdf files but I'm searching for them.

      First information starting at page 25. So there is objective measurement of tinnitus in stead of subjective measurement.
      http://bioelectronics.tudelft.nl/shared/BE/Description/WIMDs_DL_complete_2014_Serdijn.pdf

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      Professor De Ridder who is well known in Tinnitus Research gives a presentation too.
      Bio electronics / electro physiology is what the research field is called.

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    2. Codaz

      Codaz Member

      In Dutch, Professor Serdijn Said:

      Which translates to:

      "As far as I have understood Tinnitus can be treated well if the source of it is in the hearing organ and is not long since the offset (less than a few years). Prof de Ridder (now in New Zealand) and his team are researching how they can cancel the structural changes in the hearing organ e.g. after loud noise trauma by the means of neuromodulation, and assisted by other forms of stimulation. In my opinion it doesn't matter if the tinnitus is high or low frequency. It could however be possible that the tinnitus has a different cause and thus is differently programmed in the brain and therefore less viable to treat. There is for example a relationship between loss of hearing and the submerge of tinnitus"
       
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    3. Codaz

      Codaz Member

    4. Poyraz

      Poyraz Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      February 2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Benzos, Stress, Anxiety, Loud Music, Jaw Problems. Who knows
      This is so exciting!
       
    5. Poyraz

      Poyraz Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      February 2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Benzos, Stress, Anxiety, Loud Music, Jaw Problems. Who knows
      I just got a question now. Does it mean this treatment will be also for acute phases.
       
    6. Rafa blues

      Rafa blues Member

      Location:
      Spain
      Tinnitus Since:
      06/2005
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      loud music
      Will this be a relief for Hyperacusis too ?!
       
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    7. lapidus

      lapidus Member

      Location:
      Sweden
      Tinnitus Since:
      1999
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise induced
      It's only for early phases of T. At least that's how I interpreted the following quote posted by Codaz:

      "Tinnitus can be treated well if the source of it is in the hearing organ and is not long since the offset (less than a few years)"
       
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    8. Codaz

      Codaz Member

      I suggest everyone to either read the papers I posted and/or target your questions to the professor mentioned.
      As I'm no MD only a Dutch reader who can translate what has been said.

      To me it looks like an extension / further development of a neurostimulator in smaller electronics. How it works, if it works, if it works in non acute phases is totally unclear for me as the papers also target other types of diseases (like Parkinson's).

      The field of electro stimulation for tinnitus is relatively new and especially the field of bio electronics. So I would not hope for a cure very soon. Interesting is that there is new interest from another field of expertise to heal the brain and develop the tools needed for that. That is good news but we are not there yet.

      In the end Technical University of Delft started with it, we might need several years of research papers and tests to see if it comes to life in a larger research population.
       
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    9. Poyraz

      Poyraz Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      February 2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Benzos, Stress, Anxiety, Loud Music, Jaw Problems. Who knows
      Along with the other upcoming treatment I guess I need to wait till 2020. Unfortunately my T will be chronic by that time.
       
    10. Dubbyaman
      Angry

      Dubbyaman Member

      Location:
      Northern Indiana
      Tinnitus Since:
      10/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Excessive loud noise
      @Poyraz Cant you still try to get into the AM 101 trial? Your t is still early and isnt the qualification 3 to 6 months after onset?
       
    11. Poyraz

      Poyraz Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      February 2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Benzos, Stress, Anxiety, Loud Music, Jaw Problems. Who knows
      Yes, I'm still acute phase and I just learned that they also run the trial in my city. But I don't know if I'm qualified for this since my T is still idiopathic.
       
    12. DebInAustralia

      DebInAustralia Member Benefactor Team Research

      Location:
      Geelong, Victoria
      Tinnitus Since:
      30/12/13
      then ask them Poyraz? worth a shot...
       
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    13. Codaz

      Codaz Member

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    14. Sasja
      Bookworm

      Sasja Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      August 2010
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Noise exposure
      Dirk de Ridder was/is head of 'hearing department' of the University Hospital Antwerp, where I am going. I might be able to ask if they know anything more of this kind of treatment?
       
    15. Dubbyaman
      Angry

      Dubbyaman Member

      Location:
      Northern Indiana
      Tinnitus Since:
      10/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Excessive loud noise
      @Sasja Can u ask if there are any more clinical trials involving electrical stimulation?
       
    16. ofaisalo
      Fine

      ofaisalo Member

      Location:
      dubai
      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic trauma
      everyday I check the internet hoping to find a cure for tinnitus:cry:
      yesterday I woke up 4 times because of my tinnitus :(
       
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    17. Codaz

      Codaz Member

      De Ridder is now in New Zealand
       
    18. Daniel_zen

      Daniel_zen Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      3/24/2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Using earplugs long time
      Hi, Google recently made a $715 Millions of dolars in a bioelectronic firm. That really can accelerate the process. I think is very important to mke this firm aware of the tinnitus situation. Perhaps in some years they can develop a treatment.

       
    19. Daniel_zen

      Daniel_zen Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      3/24/2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Using earplugs long time
    20. Christian78
      Alone

      Christian78 Member

      Location:
      Gothenburg
      Tinnitus Since:
      (Sep 2013)
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      progressive tinnitus, time of expiring in next 3-6 months
      tretment as implant and hearing inplant
       

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