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Brain Training Can Improve Our Understanding of Speech in Noisy Places

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For many people with hearing challenges, trying to follow a conversation in a crowded restaurant or other noisy venue is a major struggle, even with hearing aids. Now, Mass. Eye and Ear researchers reporting in Current Biology on October 19th have...
13-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Potential Biomarkers of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Patients with any stage of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) carry signs of the disease in their blood that may be found through special laboratory tests, according to a new study led by AMD researchers based at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.
8-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Key Compounds to Resolve Abnormal Vascular Growth in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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A compound of specific bioactive products from a major family of enzymes reduced the severity of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a preclinical model, according to a new study led by Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers.
18-Aug-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9 Prevents Angiogenesis of the Retina

A research team from the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear has successfully prevented mice from developing angiogenesis of the retina—the sensory tissue at the back of the eye—using gene-editing techniques with...
24-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sinus Disease Symptoms Improve 10 Years After Patients Quit Smoking

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Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) who quit smoking will see their condition improve over a period of about 10 years, according to the results of a new study led by the Sinus Center at Mass. Eye and Ear.
10-Jul-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

David A. Sullivan, M.S., PH.D., FARVO, Receives the American Optometric Association’s Dr. Donald R. Korb Award for Excellence

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David A. Sullivan, M.S., Ph.D., FARVO, Senior Scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Donald R. Korb Award for...
21-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mass. Eye and Ear Specialists Perform First SMILE Procedures to Correct Nearsightedness

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Ophthalmologists at Massachusetts Eye and Ear are now offering a new type of minimally-invasive laser vision correction, the ReLEx® SMILE procedure.
16-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gift Exceeding $20M to Mass. Eye and Ear Among World’s Largest for Hearing Research

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Massachusetts Eye and Ear has received an anonymous gift totaling more than $20M to accelerate research at its Eaton-Peabody Laboratories, the world’s largest and most preeminent hearing research center. This gift represents one of the...
7-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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