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Regeneration of hair cells in an adult mammalian ear achieved

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments22 January 2013

meei-hearingSensorineural hearing loss is the most common form and it is caused by the loss of sensory hair cells in the cochlea.¬†Unlike birds and fish, mammals do not regenerate these auditory hair cells, so we relied on hearing aids and cochlear implants to aid in these situations. Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School… »