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First-ever gene therapy trial for hearing loss

January 22, 2015

Action on Hearing Loss UK's latest bulletin (January 2015) reports how researchers in America have begun the first-ever clinical trial of a gene therapy to treat hearing loss. The aim of the therapy is to encourage re-growth of the sensory hair cells in the inner ear. Nicola, from their Biomedical Research team, discusses more about the trial, and the science behind it.

Read more on their blog at: www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/community/blogs/our-guest-blog/the-first-gene-therapy-trial-for-hearing-loss.aspx