Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Prevention of Noise-Induced Acceleration of Age-Related Hearing Loss|
Richard A Altschuler
||Ann Arbor, MI
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|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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The proposed studies test mechanism-based, clinically relevant interventions to meet the challenges of aging in the Veteran population. The underlying hypothesis is that prior exposure to noise, such as that which occurs to service members, contributes to the burden of later age-related hearing loss (ARHL) resulting in an earlier onset and a greater hearing impairment. Studies use the UM-HET4 model and test a small arms fire (SAF)-like impulse noise, chosen for military relevance and a 8-16 kHz...
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