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ICTS pilot grant recipients research may improve cochlear implant performance

Supported by an ICTS pilot grant, a UI research team continues to investigate nerve growth and is developing polymers with surface patterns that are allowing nerves to grow from the inner ear into a cochlear implant. Learn about the initial collaboration here and read their recent publication in Hear Res indicating that regeneration may actually enhance the implant.

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Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 13:28