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“Blue Skies” Video

“Blue Skies” is the tale of Tom, a building inspector who is diagnosed with significant hearing loss, and the story of how that simple problem affects his work and personal life. He must come to terms with what he stands…

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Brian Tyler – AHRF Supporter

We are proud to announce that Brian Tyler, award-winning film score composer, actively supports the work of the American Hearing Research Foundation. Born and raised in California, Mr. Tyler attended UCLA and Harvard before becoming a composer. Some of his…

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2013 AHRF Research Grant Awards

We asked our 2013 AHRF researchers to provide some information about the scientific productivity and knowledge that emerged from their research grants by providing an assessment of the impact the grants may have had on their scientific career advancement, or…

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2014 AHRF Research Grant Awards

The AHRF Board of Directors and the Research Committee are pleased to announce this year’s AHRF research grant recipients. AHRF received numerous high-quality proposals this year; therefore, we decided to fund seven research projects, two more than last year and…

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AHRF Hires Apex to Manage Foundation

The AHRF has hired Apex Management & Special Events, a non-profit management company, to manage the operations of the organization. Founded in 2002, Apex manages both nonprofit and association clients, and is headquartered in Elmhurst, IL. Kimberly LaBounty will serve…

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Developing a Genetic Hearing Screening for Newborns

March 14, 2013 — Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have received a grant from the American Hearing Research Foundation to conduct a pilot study of genetic hearing screening for newborns at the Children’s Hospital of…

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Preventing Hearing Loss in Chemotherapy Patients

February 12, 2013 — Two 2013 AHRF researchers are investigating the use of a new, highly sensitive test to discern very early stage hearing loss in patients exposed to certain chemotherapy drugs known to cause hearing loss. The researchers, led by Sumit…

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We Raised $2,320 for the Chicago Walk4Hearing!

  Thanks to our many generous supporters and friends, the AHRF raised $2,320 for the Chicago Walk4Hearing, which took place on October 14th in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. The walk had more than 25 teams, and raised more than $70,000. The donations…

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When Will We Have a Cure for Hearing Loss?

In February, 2012, AHRF Board Chairman Richard Muench and I attended the ARO (Association for Research in Otolaryngology) meeting in San Diego, California. While there, we had the opportunity to meet with Allen Ryan, PhD, Director of Otolaryngology Research at…

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