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May 28, 2014
Cellular and molecular therapies open the second revolution against hearing loss

Cochlear implants can be considered the first revolution in restoring hearing loss. Now animal models offer hope in the regeneration of hair cells and neurons

Dr. Varela-Nieto team investigates the therapeutic potential of IGF-1, which has been shown to play a key role in hearing. The problem is their side effects; hence efforts are now focused on identifying molecules that exert a similar but much more focused way function.

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