RECENT INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL RESEARCH PRESS RELEASES AND SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATIONS FOR NON-SPECIALISTS AND LAY AUDIENCES

Univ. South Florida named Lead Site for the First Phase 2 FDA Clinical Trial for a Drug to Treat Age-Related Hearing Loss:
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150212/USF-researchers-awarded-grant-to-test-new-drug-for-age-related-hearing-loss.aspx

http://news.usf.edu/article/templates/?a=6712&z=221&utm_source=research-drug-hearing-loss-021115&utm_medium=widget&utm_campaign=usfhomepage

http://intra.cbcs.usf.edu/MediaTracker/common/cfm/Unsecured/cbcs/ViewNews.cfm?NewsID=1187

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2956195/Pill-stop-hearing-loss-tinnitus-tested.html

Breakthrough Identification of the First Human Gene Linked to Age-Related Hearing Loss – Presbycusis, October 2012:
National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, NIH:  http://www.nia.nih.gov/newsroom/announcements/2012/10/genetic-variation-linked-age-related-hearing-loss

Science Direct:  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378595512002092

The Hearing Journal:
http://journals.lww.com/thehearingjournal/Fulltext/2013/02000/Breaking_News___CIB2_Gene_Linked_to_Nonsyndromic.5.aspx

Medical Xpress:  http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-10-gene-mutation-linked-age-loss.html

Tampa Bay Times Forum:  http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/research/usf-researchers-find-genetic-cause-for-early-hearing-loss/1264865

University of South Florida:  http://news.usf.edu/article/templates/?a=4899&z=121

http://www.eurekalert.org/pubnews.php  Public Release: 25-Oct-2012

International Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Symposium, Theme D – Sensory & Motor Systems, New Orleans, 2012:
http://www.sfn.org/am2012/pdf/final_program/ns2012_symposia.pdf

International Conference on the Aging Auditory System, Indiana University, 2011:
http://www.indiana.edu/~ascpost/program.htm

Public Television Episode on Hearing Loss in Aged Patient:
Overview:
http://secondopinion-tv.org/episode/hearing-loss

Panelists:
http://secondopinion-tv.org/panelist/robert-frisina-phd
http://www.edgeboston.com/index.php?ch=health_fitness&sc=health&sc2=&sc3=&id=85196

Dr. Frisina was the Opening Speaker at the Phonak International Conference on the Aging Auditory System, Chicago IL, November 2009 (entire talk on the web):
http://www.hearingseminars.com/p93628124/

 

Dr. Frisina was the Opening Speaker at the University of Indiana International Conference on the Aging Auditory System, Bloomington IN, October 2009:
http://www.indiana.edu/~ascpost/program.htm
http://www.indiana.edu/~ascpost/ASC09_PPTpdfs/FrisinaIndyTlk10-09W.pdf

Dr. Frisina was an Invited Speaker at the Audiology Symposium, Innovations in Hearing: The Aging Patient, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH, August, 2008:
http://www.audiologyonline.com/management/uploads/news/AudiologySymposiumbrochure2008v2.pdf

We discovered a new mouse model for aged persons (about 5%) with exceptionally good hearing sensitivity:
Scientific American:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=say-what-mice-that-resist
Popular Science:
http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2009-11/new-breed-mice-retains-great-hearing-and-sex-lives-old-age
Science Daily:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/11/091109121213.htm
Futurity.org, 5 Best Reports of 2009:
http://futurity.org/category/best-of-2009/

Wall Street Journal:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704431804574539752971004292.html
NIH: National Institute on Deafness & Communication Disorders (NIDCD):
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/news/releases/09/11_18_09.html
Medical News Today:
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/170460.php
PhysOrg:
http://www.physorg.com/news176986779.html
University of Rochester:
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=2680

We are the first group to receive an NIH grant (R01-5 years) to study hearing loss in HIV patients and changes that occur due to differential treatment regimes:
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=2674
Democrat and Chronicle (Gannet News):
http://rocnow.com/article/local-news/2009911300318

In the largest clinical research study to date, we found that HRT can hurt hearing in older women:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:
http://www.pnas.org/content/103/38/14246.full?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&fulltext=Frisina&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=0&resourcetype=HWCIT
Science Daily:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/09/060905225618.htm
Deafness Research UK:
http://www.deafnessresearch.org.uk/HRT%20linked%20to%20hearing%20loss+3182.twl
Bottom Line:
http://www.bottomlinesecrets.com/article.html?article_id=42805
Cosmos Science:
http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/news/644/hormone-replacement-therapy-impairs-hearing
Contemporary OB/GYN:
http://contemporaryobgyn.modernmedicine.com/obgyn/data/articlestandard/obgyn/502006/391571/article.pdf

University of Rochester:
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=1216

Reports on our initial HRT pilot study:
New Scientist:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn4711-hrt-may-damage-hearing.html
Chicago Tribune:
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2004-02-29/features/0402290489_1_hrt-group-hearing-loss-researchers
WebMD:
http://www.webmd.com/menopause/news/20040225/hrt-may-accelerate-hearing-loss-in-women
Hearing Loss Web:
http://www.hearinglossweb.com/Medical/Causes/horm/hrt.htm
http://audiology.advanceweb.com/Article/Hormone-Replacement-Therapy-Could-Worsen-Hearing.aspx
Innovations Report:
http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/medicine_health/report-26191.html
Nutra Ingredients:
http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/More-negative-effects-from-HRT

Primamind:
http://www.mail-archive.com/primamind@yahoogroups.com/msg00093.html
NewsRX:
http://www.newsrx.com/newsletters/Womens-Health-Weekly/2004-03-18/0318200433397WW.html
Rochester Institute of Technology:
http://www.rit.edu/news/?r=44506

We identified inner ear apoptotic (cell death) pathways involved in age-related hearing loss:
Scientist Live:
http://www.scientistlive.com/European-Science-News/Genetics/Hearing_loss_apoptosis/21161/
Medical News Today:
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/125888.php
Biology News Net:
http://www.biologynews.net/archives/2008/10/16/genes_that_control_cell_death_fingered_in_agerelated_hearing_loss.html
The Medical News:
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2008/10/19/42038.aspx
University of Rochester:
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=2228

In a clinical research study we discovered that low levels of the hormone aldosterone are linked to age-related hearing loss:
The Medical News:
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2006/02/16/15986.aspx
American Speech, Hearing & Language Association:
http://www.asha.org/aud/articles/oldhearingloss.htm
University of Rochester:
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=1022

Breakthrough evidence implicating the role of brain declines in age-related hearing loss:
ABC National News:
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=6544303&page=1
University of Rochester:
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=735