Nanotechnology to Regenerate the Ear and the Eye

Discussion in 'Research News' started by joe, Jan 19, 2012.

    1. joe

      joe Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      October 2011
      Hello Everyone, this looks promising, if one can restore hearing loss, then hopefully the Tinnitus Should diminish?

      Markku This Research is going on in Finland do you know anymore about the progress

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      Nanotechnology to regenerate the Ear and the Eye
    2. Markku

      Markku Director Staff Benefactor Hall of Fame Advocate

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      I don't know much about this, but the project website is:

      It's important to remember that fixing/generating hair cells doesn't necessarily fix tinnitus.

      As you know, sometimes even if the auditory nerve is surgically cut, the tinnitus still remains.

      But for some types of tinnitus this kind of advancement in regenerating hair cells etc could be the "cure" or at least an alleviation.

      Fascinating stuff anyways, the future looks promising.

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