Cover4FrontiersFrom more than 400 outstanding article collections published in 2017, 10 finalists are now in the running for the 2nd annual Frontiers Spotlight Award  – and the chance to win US $100,000 to organize an international conference on their topic’s field. Our Fontiers Research Topic "Towards and Understanding of Tinnitus Heterogeneity" is one of the finalists!

Published as Frontiers Research Topics, these shortlisted article collections each address a globally important field of research with the potential to drastically impact our future — from artificial intelligence to better health to sustainable agriculture. They bring together the latest, cutting-edge research to advance their fields, present new solutions – including to address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals – and foster essential, large-scale collaborations across multiple disciplines and research groups worldwide. read more...

 

 

From March 14.-16.2018 the 11th International TRI Tinnitus Conference took place in Regensburg. The Conference was organized by the Tinnitus Research Initiative Foundation in cooperation with the COST-TINNET Action, funded by the EU within the framework of the COST program, and the German Tinnitus Research Initiative e.V.

Prof. Berthold Langguth, Founding Director and Chief Physician at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the University of Regensburg, welcomed around 300 international scientists from various disciplines that correlate with the interdisciplinary field of tinnitus research as well as the leading physicians in the field of tinnitus treatment. As a representative of the ENT Clinic of the University Hospital Regensburg, Prof. Christopher Bohr addressed a greeting to the participants. read the whole article...

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For the first time ever, the international tinnitus community has joined forces in order to shine a light on the condition, targeting as many people as possible in order to raise awareness of how tinnitus impacts on the lives of the estimated one in 10 people living with it.

Join us for Tinnitus Week 2018 (February 5-11) in order to raise much-needed awareness and support those who are living with the condition!

https://www.tinnitusweek.com/organizations/tinnitus-research-initiative/

AnnickDecreased Speech-In-Noise Understanding in Young Adults with Tinnitus

Annick Gilles et al. The audiogram looks normal, otoacoustic emissions are normal, auditory brain stem response are normal - But the tinnitus keeps on ringing. How is it possible? It's called "hidden hearing loss". There is damage to the hearing system but it is not detected by standard measures. The researcher Gilles and colleagues present a study showing that the speech-in-noise test can detect the difference. Read the full article at https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnins.2016.00288/full

 

schleeMeasuring the Moment-to-Moment Variability of Tinnitus: The TrackYourTinnitus Smart Phone App

Winfried Schlee et al. The perception of tinnitus can fluctuate. Sometimes you hear it very loud. Sometimes it is low. The TrackYourTinnitus smartphone app allows you to measure the fluctuation of your tinnitus and understand it better. At the same time you are supporting tinnitus research by contributing your data for the global fight against tinnitus. Read more about the app and the underlying theoretical concept at https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2016.00294/full

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