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NIDCDNational Institute on Deafness & other Communication Disorders
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2) NIDCD noted that only 20% of patients who will benefit from hearing aids wear them.
NIDCD Director, and other scientists at the Philadelphia Smell and Taste Center have studied 750 people who complained of olfactory and taste problems.
The NIDCD Clearinghouse has additional information on speech and language development, communication options, cochlear implants, hearing aids, ASL, and other topics covered in this fact sheet.
In many cases a diagnosis is not achieved because there are at least 66 genes implicated in deafness," said Eliot Shearer, a NIDCD Predoctoral Research Fellow and member of the MD/PhD program, at the University of Iowa's Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratory (MORL).
director of the NIDCD concluded: "This discovery offers exciting therapeutic implications.
Sklare, Division of Scientific Programs, NIDCD, Bldg 31, Rm 400C, 6120 Executive Blvd, MSC-7180, Bethesda, MD 20892-7180 USA, 301-496-1804, email: sklared@nidcd.
If you have questions, contact us at the NIDCD Information Clearinghouse.
The conference was jointly organized by the Rodin Remediation Academy and the Center for the Study of Learning, Georgetown University; and was sponsored by the NICHD, NIDCD and NINDS, National Institutes of Health, as well as by the Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation, the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives, Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes, and Wilson Language Training.
If you have any other questions, or if you need a large-print version of this fact sheet, call the NIDCD Information Clearinghouse.
The NIDCD is particularly interested in stem cell research targeting the various peripheral components of the auditory, olfaction, and gustatory systems.
If you have any other questions, or to order a large print version of this factsheet, call the NIDCD Information Clearinghouse.
gov; Barry Davis, Director, Taste and Smell Program, NIDCD, 6120 Executive Bird, Room 400-C, MSC-7180, Rockville, MD 20892-7180 USA, 301-402-3464; fax:301-402-6251 email: davisb1@nidcd.