Auditory Analysis and Speech Recognition Save

Date Added
January 21st, 2015
IRB Number
E-755R
Researcher
Judy Dubno

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Keywords
Ears, Hearing
Summary

This project, funded by the National Institutes of Health, is being conducted to learn how hearing impairment affects how people hear certain sounds and understand speech and to provide a scientific basis for diagnosis and rehabilitation of hearing loss. Volunteers who meet the eligibility requirements may enroll in this study, which will include measurements of hearing tones and noise, understanding speech, and completing questionnaires. Participants 18 years of age and older with normal hearing or hearing loss are currently being recruited. Several visits of 1.5-2 hours each over a period of 3-6 weeks are required and scheduling is flexible. Compensation for time will be provided and parking validated.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Mary-Frances Wolf
843- 792-0667
wolfmar@musc.edu

Experimental and Clinical Studies of Presbyacusis Save

Date Added
October 5th, 2009
IRB Number
E-607R
Researcher
Judy Dubno

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Keywords
Aging, Brain, Ears, Geriatrics, Healthy Volunteer Studies, Hearing, Minorities
Summary

This project, funded by the National Institutes of Health, is being conducted to determine the effects of aging on hearing, understanding speech, and brain functions. This study will provide a scientific basis for diagnosis, rehabilitation and prevention of hearing loss due to aging. Volunteers who meet the eligibility requirements may enroll in this study, which will include measurements of hearing, making listening judgments of sounds, behavioral tasks, questionnaires, and MRI scanning of the brain. Participants 60 years of age and older with normal hearing or hearing loss are currently being recruited. Three visits of 2-3 hours each are required and scheduling is flexible.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Jessica McCay
843-792-5916
mccayj@musc.edu

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