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New Hybrid Cochlear Implant

Winter 2014 Loud & Clear Newsletter

Winter Newsletter is now available online

New test can screen all deafness genes simultaneously

Pinpointing the exact genetic cause of inherited deafness has always involved sequencing one gene at a time, a process that can take up to a year and cost roughly $1,000 per gene. It would cost around...

Study finds new role for protein in hearing

University of Iowa scientists have discovered a new role for a protein that is mutated in Usher syndrome, one of the most common forms of deaf-blindness in humans. The findings, which were published A...

Cancer Tip: HPVs Linked to Head and Neck Cancers

It is now well known that human papillomaviruses, or HPVs, are connected to cervical and anal cancers. What may not be as well known is that HPV is a risk factor for about 26% of head and neck cancers...

Cochlear Implant Center receives grant renewal

The Iowa Cochlear Implant Clinical Research Center (ICICRC) at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine has received its fifth consecutive grant renewal from the Nationa...