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Recent Paper: Inner Ear Hair Cell-Like Cells from Human Embryonic Stem Cells | Stanford Initiative to Cure Hearing Loss - Dr Heller discusses his lab's recent paper and the advances and challenges of this line of research
Today brought the publication of very exciting research by our team, who have identified a new progenitor cell type in the cochlea, one that can generate new hair cells and supporting cells. They have also found specific growth factors to control its cell population.
Hearing Loss Simulator ($1.99) allows you to choose a specific hearing loss configuration and then listen to sounds as though you have that particular hearing loss. Contains pre-recorded common sounds and has the option to let you record your own voice for playback through the different hearing loss configurations. The Hearing Loss Simulator includes graphics to show where the common sounds, speech, and individual speech sounds are located for loudness and frequency.