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Exploring the mechanisms of age-related hearing loss

Spotlight on Dwayne Simmons, PhD Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology at Baylor University and 2021 AHRF Grant Recipient  Article by Matsya Thulasiram “Science is a way of explaining the natural world that we see, and religion gives…

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AHRF awards grants to seven hearing research teams in 2024

Elmhurst, Illinois – January 15, 2024 – The American Hearing Research Foundation (AHRF) announced the recipients of its 2024 research grants today. AHRF will award seven grants totaling just over $358,000 to investigators who are exploring how we hear and how we…

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AHRF Video for PBS Sheds Light on Sudden Hearing Loss

The American Hearing Research Foundation (AHRF) announced today that it has created a 5-minute video, “Spotlight on Sudden Hearing Loss” to be  shared with the public via the Public Broadcasting System (PBS). The video sheds light on a medical condition…

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AHRF funds eight innovative hearing research studies in 2023

AHRF awards 2023 grants to eight investigators. From the left, top to bottom: Colin Johnson, Nurunisa Akyuz, Lendra Friesen, Parveen Bazard, Kamal Sen, Anoop Jagadeesh, Melissa Ghulam-Smith, and Jordan Varghese. Elmhurst, Illinois – March 6, 2023 – The American Hearing Research…

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Mark Muench Named AHRF Board Chair

Elmhurst, Illinois, June 1, 2022 –The American Hearing Research Foundation is pleased to announce that in May 2022, Mark R. Muench assumed the role of AHRF Board Chairman. Muench’s commitment to helping fund critical hearing loss and balance disorder research…

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