Boosting NT3 production by cochlear ribbon cells restores hearing in mice

From University of Michigan Health System News:

October 21, 2014
Media Contact: Kara Gavin 734-764-2220

Scientists restore hearing in noise-deafened mice, pointing way to new therapies for humans

U-M-led team shows key role of protein called NT3 in ear-to-brain communication, and as a target for future treatments

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Scientists have restored the hearing of mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears.

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