A Study Examining Cochlear Implant Surgery

Purpose

This study aims at preserving residual hearing and assessing outcomes in cochlear implant patients.

Could this study be right for you?

· Sensorineural hearing loss in both ears acquired after birth

· Better hearing in the low frequencies in the ear to be implanted

· Severe to profound hearing loss in the mid-to-high frequencies in the ear to be implanted

· English-speaking

Inclusion Criteria varies, please contact Study Coordinator. 

Age Range
18 - 79 years

A Study about Short-term and Long-term Impact of COVID-19 on Multiple Sensory Systems

Official Title
Short-term and long-term impact of COVID-19 on multiple sensory systems
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to assess the short-term and long-term impact of COVID-19 on multiple sensory systems, including smell, taste, hearing, and balance.

The study requires about 2.5 hours of your time for your first visit, during which you may undergo smell, taste, hearing, motion, and balance tests. You may be require to participate several follow-up visits, each last 1.5 hours, if you continue to experience symptoms.

 

Could this study be right for you?
  • Adults diagnosed with COVID 19 within the past 1-8 weeks
  • Adults with previous COVID-19 diagnosis and has persistent (>90 days) complaints of sensory dysfunctions (smell, taste, chemesthesis, hearing, balance, dizziness)
  • Adult with a recent (<8 weeks) upper respiratory infection (cold, flu, etc.)
  • Adult with a previous upper respiratory infection (cold, flu, etc.) and has complaints of sensory dysfunctions (smell, taste, hearing, balance, dizziness)
Age Range
18 - 99 years

Parent-Infant Eye Tracking Study for Children With and Without Hearing Loss

Official Title
Development of Parent-Child Interactions
Purpose

This study will examine how a child’s hearing loss may affect the dynamics of parent-child interactions. The study will observe how normal-hearing and hearing-impaired child learn novel words during videotaped parent-child interactions.

Individual study visits may last 30-45 minutes, and there may be multiple study visits per year.

Could this study be right for you?

- Families with children 9 months to 6 years of age
- Children who do and do not have hearing loss may be eligible to participate in this study