Individuals who report tinnitus, which present as a ringing in the ears in more than 1 out of 10 adults worldwide, are experiencing auditory nerve loss that is not picked up by conventional hearing tests. “This work is a first step toward our ultimate goal of silencing tinnitus.”

Individuals who report tinnitus, which present as a ringing in the ears in more than 1 out of 10 adults worldwide, are experiencing auditory nerve loss that is not picked up by conventional hearing tests. “This work is a first step toward our ultimate goal of silencing tinnitus.”