Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Living electrodes for auditory rehabilitation.|
Jason A Brant
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2021 -
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Hearing loss affects over 28 million Americans and is the second most common disability in the Veteran population. For hearing loss too severe to be helped by hearing aids, cochlear implants have become the standard of care. Though they can restore the ability to understand speech for many, current electrodes have poor selectivity for neuronal excitation. This limits fidelity leading to difficulty with background noise, talking on the phone, and music appreciation. Researchers at the Center for...
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