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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Hearing Aids and the Brain
Principal Investigator:

Curtis Billings

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: December 2017 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Hearing loss is the second most common service-related disability among Veterans, and together with the progressive effects associated with aging on the auditory system, presents an important challenge for effective Veteran care. Auditory rehabilitation commonly includes hearing aids as a means to improve audibility and allow access to important cues for accurate speech perception, which, in turn, promotes successful communication and engagement in the psychosocial aspects of life. In addition t...

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