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September 6-8, 2018 - Berlin, Germany
55th Inner Ear Biology Workshop

This edition will focus on the physiology, pathology and therapies of the inner ear. Prof. Isabel Varela, whos was the coordinator of TARGEAR, will give a lecture about the factors involved in the progression of the presbycusis. In parallel, the 20th German Tinnitus Symposium will be held on September 8, 2018.

This Workshop has over half a century tradition of gathering researchers and clinicians interested in the inner ear issues. This edition will focus on the physiology, pathology and therapies of the inner ear. Excellent keynote speakers will give stimulating talks. Hands-on workshops can be used by those who want to deepen their practical skills. You will also have opportunity to present your findings during numerous oral and poster session.




Inner ear development
Inner ear-specific molecules
Inner ear acoustics
Inner ear-specific cell types
Diurnal rhythm of the ear


Vestibular Diseases
Hearing Loss and Deafness
Emotional stress


Diagnostic Tools
Hearing aids
Hearing implants
Pharmacological interventions
Virtual reality and vertigo treatment




Keynote Lectures

Pim van Dijk
University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands

Philine Wangemann
Kansas State University, Manhatten, KS, USA

Agnieszka Szczepek
Charité University Hospital Berlin, Germany

Marlies Knipper
University Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Alec Lapira
University of Malta, Valletta, Malta



Agnieszka Szczepek

Heidi Olze / Stefan Gräbel

Cervical Spine and Hearing Impairment
Eberhard Biesinger

Hearing Aids
Gerhard Hesse

Auditory Brainstem Response
Agnieszka Szczepek

Vestibularis Diagnostics
Alec Lapira



20TH TINNITUS SYMPOSIUM – September 8, 2018

The annual German Tinnitus Symposium invites all participants for its 20thanniversary on Saturday, 8 September 2018, as an event parallel to the IEB 2018.

The Tinnitus Symposium gathers German and international researchers; language of discussion will be mainly English. Key topics include the latest findings regarding tinnitus research and the clinical practice.

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