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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Restoration of Middle-Ear Function Following Blast Related Injuries
Principal Investigator:

Wei Dong

Location: Loma Linda, CA
Congressional District Code: 31
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract Conductive hearing loss in military personnel is commonly caused by blast-related middle ear injuries, which can include tympanic membrane rupture and dislocation of the middle-ear ossicles. The current proposal seeks to evaluate methods and devices for restoring hearing not only for active-duty military personnel and Veterans who suffer from a blast-induced conductive hearing loss, but also for others who experience conductive hearing loss for various reasons (e.g., rup...

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