Hearing Health Foundation's Hearing Restoration Project (HRP) scientist, Stefan Heller, was published in Cell Reports on June 9, 2015. Heller's lab identified patterns of gene expression that my determine whether the ear's inner pillar cells can give rise to new hair cells, which are key to hearing. This discovery could lead to new ways of evaluating, in animal models, experimental drug treatments intended to prevent hearing loss or restore hearing. Learn more about the HRPHeller's research and the path to a cure for hearing loss and tinnitus.
 
 
Supporters Adam and Nada Mussomeli hosted an intimate fundraiserfeaturing the artwork of their incredibly talented son Alex (age 11). Alex has sensorineural hearing loss and uses a hearing aid in his left ear and a cochlear implant in his right ear. Alex dreams of the day when HHF's Hearing Restoration Project finds a cure.
 
Alex’s paintings were sold with all the proceeds going to hearing research. HHF thanks Alex, Adam and Nada Mussomeli, and the event’s attendees for their generosity. Interested in planning a fundraiser? Email us at fundraise@hhf.org
 
 
Help us change the course of hearing research and find a cure for hearing loss and tinnitus! Hearing Health Foundation’s “Name a Research Grant” program enables donors to name and fund a specific research grant in their name or in honor or memory of a loved one.
 
We're currently planning for our 2017 grant cycle. If you're interested in naming a research grant in any discipline within the hearing and balance space, such as Usher Syndrome, hyperacusis, stria, or tinnitus, please contact development@hhf.org
 

Hearing Health Foundation is thrilled to be named—twice—in Consumer Reports’ “Best Charities for Your Donation,” 

HHF was cited as one of the nation’s five best charities—and the only one twice, in the categories “Blind and Impaired Hearing” and “Health.”

“Collectively, these groups evaluate thousands of nonprofit organizations based on how they collect and spend their money, how transparent they are to the public, and how well they’re governed,” the story says. Read more here.

 
 
 
The American Academy of Audiology's (AAA) annual conference, AudiologyNow!, took place in the Indianapolis Convention Center in early April. Although four days of lectures addressed nearly every aspect of the audiological scope of practice, one overarching theme emerged this year: How will the field of audiology evolve from here?
 
 
The development of the auditory system begins in the womb and culminates in a newborn's ability to hear upon entering the world. While the age at which hearing begins varies across mammals, the sensory structures of the inner ears are active before the onset of hearing. Learn more about this phenomenon in our recent blog post.
 
 
 
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