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Cornea Research Pioneer Honored with Prestigious Champalimaud Vision Award

Claes H. Dohlman, MD, Phd, considered a founder of modern cornea science, was awarded the 2022 António Champalimaud Vision Award for his vast contributions to vision research. The award comes with a €1,000,000 prize, one of the largest in...
15-Sep-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Artificial Intelligence Model Outperforms Clinicians in Diagnosing Pediatric Ear Infections

An artificial-intelligence (AI) model built at Mass Eye and Ear was shown to be significantly more accurate than doctors at diagnosing pediatric ear infections in the first head-to-head evaluation of its kind. The model, called OtoDX, was more than...
31-Aug-2022 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Uncover Role of Alzheimer’s-Linked APOE Gene in Glaucoma Protection and Identify Promising Treatment Strategy to Prevent Vision Loss

Scientists have demonstrated that the APOE4 gene variant, which increases risk for Alzheimer’s but decreases risk of glaucoma in humans, blocks a disease cascade that leads to the destruction of retinal ganglion cells in glaucoma. Additionally,...
16-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mass Eye and Ear Researchers Awarded $12.5 Million Nih Grant to Continue Hidden Hearing Loss Research

Mass Eye and Ear researchers in the Eaton-Peabody Laboratories have been awarded a five-year, $12.5 million P50 Clinical Research Center Grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicable Disorders (NIDCD) of the National Institute...
25-Jul-2022 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop Word-Score Model Capable of Estimating Hidden Hearing Loss

Researchers from Mass Eye and Ear have developed a word-score model capable of estimating the amount of hidden hearing loss in human ears. This form of hearing loss is caused by cochlear nerve degeneration, and is not detected by standard audiogram...
28-Jun-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Novel Cell Atlas for Multiple Human Tissues Reveals Discoveries Underlying Complex Diseases

Scientists from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have developed a first-of-its-kind cross-tissue cell atlas, and in collaboration with researchers at Mass Eye and Ear, have uncovered new clues for specific cell types and genes involved in...
12-May-2022 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tongue Stimulation Device Reduces Sleep Apnea in Adolescents with Down Syndrome

A surgically implanted device that moves the tongue forward during sleep was found to safely and effectively reduce sleep apnea in adolescents with Down syndrome, according to a new study published April 21 in JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck...
19-Apr-2022 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Synthetic Viral Vector and Surgical Technique Effectively Deliver Genetic Cargo to Inner Ear in Preclinical Study

Mass Eye and Ear research shows the viral vector Anc80L65 efficiently transferred genetic cargo into the inner ear of nonhuman primates via a specialized surgical procedure, paving the way for a method that can be brought to clinical trials for...
15-Mar-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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