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January 13, 2017
FIAPAS awards a research performed by members of TARGEAR

FIAPAS awards research on new therapies for sensorineural hearing loss carried out by researchers at TARGEAR. The award ceremony will be held in the first quarter of 2017.

A study carried out by researchers from TARGEAR led by Prof. Isabel Varela-Nieto (CSIC and CIBERER U761) has obtained the FIAPAS Award for Research in Hearing Impairment in the Health category.

This work, titled “Evaluation of new therapies for the prevention of sensorineural hearing loss”, is signed by researchers from the CIBERER U761 group Silvia Murillo-Cuesta, Lourdes Rodríguez de la Rosa, Teresa Rivera, Fernando García-Alcántara, Lorena Sanz and Isabel Varela-Nieto. In addition, members of the Otorhinolaryngology Service of the Príncipe de Asturias University Hospital of Alcalá de Henares have also collaborated.

The Spanish Confederation of Families of Deaf People (In Spanish “Confederación Española de Familias de Personas Sordas”, FIAPAS) is a non-profit organization with state implementation that is the largest platform for representation of families of deaf people in Spain. This confederation convenes every two years the FIAPAS Prize for Research in Hearing Deficiencies in three categories (Health, Education and Accessibility). This award, which celebrates its XV edition this year, is organized in collaboration with the ONCE Foundation.

The award ceremony will be held in the first quarter of 2017.

Resultado de imagen de premio fiapas 2016