PROVIDING INFORMATION, CONNECTIONS AND HOPE TO THE USHER SYNDROME COMMUNITY.
This new podcast delivers the latest in research developments and community stories directly to you.
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USH Talks Library:
April 4, 2017: Megan Cote provides a brief overview of the National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB), their six national initiatives and ways in which they can connect families to support and training at the state and national level.
March 1, 2017: In this USH Talk, Dr. Erwin van Wijk shows that AON-based splice correction could be a promising approach for the development of a future treatment for USH2A-associated retinitis pigmentosa.
February 6, 2017: Dr. Gwen Géléoc shares exciting news on progress made towards gene therapy for USH1C, which restored hearing in deaf mice down to a whisper.
January 24, 2017: Dr. Jacque Duncan gives an overview of a clinical trial that aims to study the rate of progression of USH2A related retinal degeneration.
December 27, 2016: Dr. Marly Kenna provides a basic overview of cochlear implants and how those with Usher syndrome might benefit from this technology.
December 13, 2016: Karmen Trzupek provides a basic overview of genetics and Usher syndrome.
November 29, 2016: In this USH Talk, Dr. Jennifer Phillips provides a basic overview of gene therapy and Usher syndrome.