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


Mr Patrick Neff, Zurich, Switzerland has visited the laboratory for neural plasticity and brain stimulation of the University of Regensburg (Germany) in December 2014 for the Short Term Scientific Mission "Detecting structural changes in tinnitus subtypes".

STSM Report

At the 12th Congress of the European Federation of Audiology Societies (EFAS), Deborah Hall (TINNET MC-member and leader of TINNET working group 5) will be chairing a tinnitus symposium on 29, May 2015. If any TINNET member is planning to attend and would be willing to make a short presentation as part of this symposium, please contact Deborah (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

The first meeting of the Outcomes Work Group 5 from TINNET was held in Amsterdam. Nineteen participants attended this meeting. The group members made decisions on a number of key steps including making a fundamental distinction between defining 'what' to measure and identifying 'how' to measure it, and starting to create roadmap for the project over the four years and beyond.

The first meeting of the Genetics Work Group 4 from TINNET was held in Stockholm, at the Karolinska Institutet. Eight participants attended this meeting representing Sweden, Spain, Germany, Greece, Denmark and the Netherlands. The group members developed a step-wise approach to tackle the challenging aspects of understanding tinnitus in its genetics origins. This included a plan of action for addressing ethical issues, legal aspects, the design of the research studies, and finally the strategies for successful research funding by the EU.

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Dr Jaime Serquera, Valencia, Spain, has visited the laboratory for neural plasticity and brain stimulation of the University of Regensburg (Germany) in August 2014 for the Short Term Scientific Mission "Comparing Auditory Stimulation Effects in Different Tinnitus Subtypes".

STSM Report

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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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