UNC researchers to take part in multi-center, $8.9 million study of childhood hearing loss

September 24, 2008 — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers will play a key role in a five-year, $8.9 million study aimed at understanding the impact hearing loss can have on children’s ability to communicate, succeed in school, and have good social and psychological development.

Results from the study, which also involves the University of Iowa and Boys Town National Research Hospital in Nebraska, will provide information on the affect of early intervention and amplification devices fitted to infants and young children up to 9 years old with mild to severe hearing loss.

Read more at http://www.med.unc.edu/www/news/unc-researchers-to-take-part-in-multi-center-8-9-million-study-of-childhood-hearing-loss/

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