Welcome to TINNET: An Action for Better Understanding the Heterogeneity of Tinnitus to Improve and Develop New Treatments

TINNET Management Committee in Brussels, 19 January 2015


In the forefront of the 11th TRI/TINNET Conference 2018, the Management Committee of the COST-TINNET-Action met for its final MC Meeting on March 13th at the Conference Venue in Regensburg. The chair of the Action, Winny Schlee, has drawn a very positive summary of TINNET thanks to the commitment and enthusiasm of the people involved in the action.

Dr. Fédérica Ortelli, the science officer of the TINNET Action at the COST-office in Brussels, commented similar in her short presentation. She thanked the TINNET team for the good cooperation and encouraged the attendees to submit further similar applications under the COST-Program.

final MC Meeting13 03 2018

Tinnitus Frustration

 

Does tinnitus annoyance depend on moment-to-moment variability of frustration? Preliminary answers from a qualitative study with a model of tinnitus tolerance: 

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00272/full

Deborah Hall3Prof. Deborah Hall, Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre Deputy Director, Hearing theme lead and Outcome Measures for Clinical Trials lead, has been awarded a Senior Investigator position with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). This is in recognition of her outstanding leadership of patient and people-based research within the NIHR Faculty. NIHR Senior Investigators are among the most prominent and prestigious researchers funded by the NIHR and are appointed through annual competitions informed by the advice of an international panel of experts.

For more information please go to https://www.nihr.ac.uk/our-faculty/senior-investigators/

 

AnnickDecreased Speech-In-Noise Understanding in Young Adults with Tinnitus

Annick Gilles et al. The audiogram looks normal, otoacoustic emissions are normal, auditory brain stem response are normal - but the tinnitus keeps on ringing. How is it possible? It's called "hidden hearing loss". There is damage to the hearing system but it is not detected by standard measures. The researcher Gilles and colleagues present a study showing that the speech-in-noise test can detect the difference. Read the full article at https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnins.2016.00288/full

Winfried SchleeMeasuring the Moment-to-Moment Variability to Tinnitus: The TrackYourTinnitus Smart Phone App

Winny Schlee et al. The perception of tinnitus can fluctuate. Sometimes you hear it very loud. Sometimes it is low. The TrackYourTinnitus smartphone app allows you to measure the fluctuation of your tinnitus and understand it better. At the same time you are supporting tinnitus research by contributing your data for the global fight against tinnitus. Learn more about the app and the underlying theoretical concept at https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2016.00294/full

We are proud to present the first article of the European School for Interdisciplinary Tinnitus Research titled: "Innovations in Doctoral Training and Research on Tinnitus- The European School on Interdisciplinary Tinnitus Research (ESIT) Perspective".

All ESIT supervisors have worked together to underline the exclusiveness of ESIT as an interdisciplinary scientific tinnitus project explaining it's background, purposes and objectives.
Further the reader is given details about the project management, its components and work packages and how we manage to provide a wide interdisciplinary network of sciences related to tinnitus.

 

Read this article on Frontiers!

About TINNET
TINNET is a European research network funded from April 11, 2014 to April 10, 2018 by the COST program under the Action number BM1306.

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