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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Effects of Noise and Other Exposures on Auditory Functioning in Post-9/11 Veterans: NOISE Study 3.0
Principal Investigator:

James A. Henry

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $147,703
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Little is known regarding the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, and comorbidities of hearing loss and tinnitus in the military population. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is consequently unable to predict the risk of auditory disorders in Service members exposed to noise. Compounding this problem, many other military and non-military exposures can cause auditory injury, including solvents, blasts and other sources of traumatic brain injury (TBI), and certain other injuries and med...

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