Updates

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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FREE Symposium on Dizziness & Balance Disorders

On Saturday, April 6, 2013, the AHRF hosted a free symposium on dizziness and balance disorders at the Hilton Suites Chicago/Oakbrook in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. More than 50 people showed up to learn about balance disorders from local phsyicans. Some…

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December 11, 2012

Novel laser technique reveals how the inner ear amplifies sound. Study funded by the American Hearing Research Foundation. Visit Site

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March 8, 2012

Discovery of hair-cell roots suggests the brain modulates sound sensitivity. Study funded by the American Hearing Research Foundation. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/03/120308174651.htm

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December 10, 2011

Noise-Related Hearing Loss May Occur Long Before Patients Perceive the Loss. Study funded by the American Hearing Research Foundation. Visit Website

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