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Military to Improve Coding for Hyperacusis

Due to their many sources of extreme noise exposure, military personnel are one of the highest at-risk groups for hyperacusis.  At the 2016 ARO conference, Hyperacusis Research president Bryan Pollard met with key leaders of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Hearing... read more

Hearing Health Foundation Partnership Update

Hyperacusis Research has a valuable partnership with the Hearing Health Foundation, which has been vital for the research we have sponsored. At the 2016 ARO conference, Bryan Pollard, met the new CEO of the Hearing Health Foundation, Nadine Dehgan (pictured above in... read more

Auditory Nociception and Pain Hyperacusis Symposium

Bryan Pollard, president of Hyperacusis Research, introduced the well-received symposium on “Auditory Nociception and Pain Hyperacusis” at the 2016 Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Mid-winter Meeting in San Diego. He began with a key slide from his... read more

2016 ARO Symposium Focuses on Hyperacusis

Bryan Pollard, President of Hyperacusis Research, was excited to partner with Jaime García-Añoveros from Northwestern University and Charlie Liberman from Harvard Medical School to organize a symposium at the upcoming ARO 2016 Mid-winter Meeting titled: Auditory... read more

2015 Discussions with SUNY Researchers

An important function of Hyperacusis Research is to accelerate research by connecting researchers to the challenges of patients’ hyperacusis condition including noise-induced pain. We meet with researchers regularly to discuss the planned research and probe to see how... read more

ICH2 Report: A PHYSICIAN’S PERSPECTIVE

Hyperacusis Research was grateful for this comprehensive review of the Second International Conference on Hyperacusis which was summarized by Iver Juster, MD.  The summary provides insights into vital hyperacusis topics and offers an excellent analysis of possible... read more

2015 Hyperacusis Research Benefit Dinner

Our Hyperacusis Research Boston-area fundraising dinner was a great success! We exceeded our goal to raise $20,000 for research (with more funds still coming in).  After welcoming the 80 people who attended, the sponsors, Michael and Betsy Maholchic, showed a video... read more

Hyperacusis Research Supports Two Research Grants

Hyperacusis Research is excited to fund two Emerging Research Grants for the Hearing Health Foundation’s 2015 grant cycle. The first grant covers the important topic of pain mechanisms associated with hyperacusis while the second grant investigates mechanisms... read more

Overview of 2015 ARO Midwinter Meeting

Hyperacusis Research was excited to participate in the Association for Research in Otolaryngology’s Midwinter Meeting for the third consecutive year. The conference, which took place in Baltimore, MD, in February, 2015, brought together more than a thousand of the... read more

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