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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002139-01A1
Title: Using Electrophysiology to Complement Speech Understanding-in-Noise Measures
Principal Investigator:

Curtis Billings

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: February 2017 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $21,773
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$395,541
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Approximately 37.5 million Americans have some problem hearing, and hearing-related problems rank as the most common service-connected disabilities. One of the chief complaints of those with hearing impairment is difficulty communicating in background noise, a challenge that is exacerbated by several health conditions that are prominent within the Veteran population (e.g., traumatic brain injury, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson's disease). In addition, many older individuals have dif...



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