Hearing Health Foundation – Hearing Health Fall 2015 Issue – Page 38-39

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NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hearing Health Foundation (HHF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and curing hearing loss and tinnitus through groundbreaking research, announced today the appointment of Claire Schultz as chief executive officer. These sensory hair cells detect and turn sound waves into electrical impulses that are sent to the brain. The National Junior Board of the Hearing Health Foundation is comprised of young professionals committed to improving the lives of those living with hearing loss. Bader Research Grant of The Barbara Epstein Foundation, Inc. The successful candidate should be a confident, caring, empathetic individual, with the ability to work in an established family business. It may even be in my lifetime, but they cannot do it without the necessary funding. The event started out with a panel discussion lead by Dr.

Surrounding almost all nerves are glial cells that are classically thought to support neuron health. Our early data and evidence from other studies lead us to hypothesize that how nerve cells interact with the glial tissue plays a major role in how signals guide nerve fibers through the three-dimensional terrain of the cochlea. For example, glial cells and neurons not only attract one another but they also send signals back and forth to instruct one another’s cellular properties and behaviors. I am focusing on a glial cell type called Schwann cells. A fascinating property of Schwann cells is that they will begin to divide if they are not in contact with neurons. And a hallmark of inner ear schwannomas is that they appear to fail to interact with SGN axons. Therefore, the fetal cochlea offers a unique opportunity to better understand how auditory circuitry develops as well as how it can be disrupted by disease.

The thrill of discovery and figuring out the unknown has always inspired me. After some time enjoying all the sciences I became most interested in biology and health. The first experiment of mine I can remember was in third grade for a science fair. At the time I was very interested in optical illusions and thought that left- and right-handed people may report seeing different images in a specific type of illusion. In this case I discovered that experiments don’t always work as planned! The results of the experiment were unclear because I couldn’t find enough left-handed people in my school. Caption her imagination It was her first school play and she is telling you all the details.

She isn’t concerned about your hearing loss – and neither are you, because your Hamilton CapTel® phone is displaying word-for-word captions of everything she’s saying. So the only question is whether it’s her imagination that’s running wild or yours? Copyright © 2015 Hamilton Relay. I didn’t wear my hearing aids, or if I did, I never mentioned them as they were easy enough to hide under my long hair. CapTel is a registered trademark of Ultratec, Inc. Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS) is regulated and funded by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and is designed exclusively for individuals with hearing loss. In order to use IP CTS, you must have telephone service and high-speed Internet connectivity where the phone will be used.

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