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Camarata named to NIDCD review committee

Oct. 27, 2016—Stephen Camarata, Ph.D., professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been invited to serve a four-year term on the Communication Disorders Review Committee (CDRC) of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

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Reporter


Diabetes drugs may ease addiction

Jul. 18, 2016—Drugs that are being used clinically to treat obesity and diabetes may also have a role in treating drug abuse.

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Health and Medicine Reporter Research


Math models to aid voice disorders

Jan. 27, 2014—A new computational model of the interactions between vocal folds and the air around them could aid in designing new treatments for voice disorders.

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Health and Medicine Reporter Research


High Fidelity: Cochlear implant users report dramatically better hearing with new Vanderbilt process

Mar. 5, 2013—Longtime cochlear implant users are reporting such dramatic improvements in their hearing, thanks to new image-guided programming methods developed by Vanderbilt University researchers.

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Engineering and Technology releases Reporter


Perfect timing for sensory processing

May. 11, 2012—Identification of brain regions involved in processing sights and sounds may offer insights into disorders like autism and dyslexia.

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Health and Medicine Reporter Research


Clues to flattened faces

Jan. 5, 2012—Mutations in the Jagged1 gene cause Alagille syndrome, an inherited disorder that affects the liver, heart, kidneys and facial structure. Patients with Alagille syndrome often have a prominent forehead, a flattened midface and a prominent chin; some have a cleft palate. To investigate how mutations in Jagged1 cause facial anomalies, Steven Goudy, M.D., and colleagues...

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Health and Medicine Reporter Research


Getting the right fit for hearing aids

Sep. 8, 2011—The pattern of hearing loss across sound frequencies affects the benefit from hearing aids.

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Health and Medicine Research


How young brains make sense of senses

Mar. 31, 2011—The brain’s ability to process multiple sensory inputs continues to develop well into childhood, a recent study shows.

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Health and Medicine Research


Brain imaging may hold clues to help children improve grammar

Mar. 11, 2011—Researchers have for the first time successfully used brain imaging to predict how children will respond to programs that help them improve their grammar.

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Education and Psychology releases Research