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What genetic and environmental factors influence the progression of hearing loss in aging adults (presbycusis)?

The NIDCD estimates that age related hearing loss, or presbycusis, affects 1 in 3 individuals in the United States between 65 and 74 years old, and nearly half of those older than 75. Despite this large burden, few genetic risk factors have been identified, and it is unclear how genetics and environment interact to influence hearing loss susceptibility. I propose to measure hearing loss progression in the All of Us cohort,... more »

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How can we better treat tinnitus and hearing loss as a side effect of hydroxychloroquine and other medications?

Tinnitus and hearing loss can occur as a side effect of hydroxychloroquine and other medications, which are frequently prescribed to treat symptoms of Sjögren's and lupus. This study would focus on identifying how we can reduce the risk of these hearing-related symptoms and investigate potential ways to restore full hearing.

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