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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Evaluating Possible Auditory and Psychological Biomarkers of Sound Intolerance
Principal Investigator:

Sarah Theodoroff

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $242,924
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Hyperacusis and noise sensitivity are types of decreased sound tolerance (DST) disorders, and frequently reported in patients with tinnitus and head injury respectively. When any degree of DST is seen in patients, it is paramount to address the problems tolerating sounds because it negatively impacts every aspect of daily functioning; severe DST manifests as everyday sounds being perceived as too loud, overwhelming, and annoying. Due to the paucity of research on DST, limited knowledge exists pe...

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