NBTIn the recent issue of Nature Biotechnology Christopher Cederroth et al. highlight the discrepancy between the high socioeconomic relevance of tinnitus and the very limited amount of public funding. The Tinnitus Research Initative is mentioned as an example how private donors try to approach this neglected field in order to attract the industry and public funding.

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Winfried SchleeWe are very pleased to introduce Dr. Winfried Schlee as the new Scientific Research Coordinator of the Tinnitus Research Initiative Foundation.

Two Review articles about tinnitus appeared in recent editions of the "Lancet" and the "Lancet Neurology":

  • Baguley D, McFerran D, Hall D. (2013) Tinnitus. Lancet. Jul 1. pii: S0140-6736(13)60142-7. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60142-7. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Langguth B, Kreuzer PM, Kleinjung T, De Ridder D. (2013) Tinnitus: causes and clinical management. Lancet Neurol. Sep;12(9):920-30. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(13)70160-1.

The articles in these renowned journals reflect both the relevance of tinnitus as a health and research topic, and the increasing quality of basic and clinical tinnitus research during the last years.

AMoller ToT 227 170The Textbook of Tinnitus was one of the top 25 percent most downloaded eBooks in the relevant Springer eBook Collection in 2013. Initiated and edited by Aage Møller, Berthold Langguth, Tobias Kleinjung and Dirk de Ridder and authored by over 100 tinnitus experts this comprehensive textbook covers in 96 chapters the diagnosis and the therapy of tinnitus.

The electronic version of the Textbook of Tinnitus is available from Springer Link. Users who have not full text access can view parts of the ebook through the free LookInside service of Springer: order now or read online

Interview of the American Academy of Audiology with Aage R. Møller, PhD

image 470338 galleryV9 byrnHe is working together with rebels, killers and former child soldiers, he lectures on hatred and fear. The german psychologist Thomas Elbert, member of the Board of Directors of the Tinnitus Research Initiative, is searching an answer to the question: What causes humans becoming murderers? For students his lectures are "simply wow". ... read more (in German)

EddyEmmaJ1Eddy Temple-Morris, British Tinnitus Association (BTA) Ambassador, DJ, Producer, Presenter launched an exciting new tinnitus awareness raising project. His aim is to raise awareness of the condition, how it can affect anyone and he wants to reflect this by putting together a compilation album where every single person involved has tinnitus. The project has had some incredible support and will be a downloadable album with tracks donated from artists with tinnitus. ...read more

zumbidoA new tinnitus book entitled Zumbido was launched at the Brazilian ENT Meeting at Recife, November 14-17. The TRI members and principal investigators of the TRI Pharmagroup, Ricardo Figueiredo and Andréia Azevedo, authored this textbook, which is mainly geared towards ENT practitioners, in collaboration with many other specialists. Ana Belén Elgoyhen, leader of the TRI Pharmagroup, wrote the foreword. The book is edited by Editora Revinter in Rio de Janeiro and is written in portuguese language.

tinnitustoday cover sScott Mitchell, J.D, ATA Board of Directors, reports on the 2012 International TRI Conference, held in Bruges, Belgium, in the Summer 2012 Issue of Tinnitus Today.

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