Thursday, January 10, 2013

A drug that restores hearing in deaf mice

Advances in regenerative medicine are coming in fast and furious these days, and a remarkable new breakthrough can be added to the list. Scientists at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School have restored partial hearing in mice suffering from sensorineural hearing loss — a condition that happens after prolonged exposure to noise.

More at http://io9.com/5974633/a-drug-that-restores-hearing-in-deaf-mice