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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Intense Noise Exposure Impacts Performance of Vestibular Dependent Behaviors
Principal Investigator:

Richard A Altschuler

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - July 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $200,893
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract Military personnel are exposed to intense noise during their active duty careers from weaponry, explosions and military vehicles such as tanks, helicopters and other aircraft. Exposure to intense noise causes hearing loss and may also cause vestibular dysfunction. Although hearing loss and cochlear synaptopathy are well studied, peripheral vestibular synaptopathy and vestibular dysfunction are less often studied and poorly characterized. Furthermore, age related balance deficits are a s...

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