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Organization: Carmen Ruiz & Luis Lassaletta. Dept of Otolaryngology. La Paz University Hospital. IdiPaz. CIBERER-ISCiii

Region: Spain

Title: Can we prevent hearing decline?


The in-person Symposium entitled “Can we prevent hearing decline?” took place in the Ateneo de Madrid, an artistic, scientific and literary building on March 27th. Organized by Luis Lassaletta and Carmen Ruiz, from the Department of Otolaryngology, La Paz University Hospital and the CIBERER group, it gathered experts on different fields of hearing loss. A first part with short talks about (1) The usefulness of animal models in hearing research by Silvia Murillo and Isabel Varela-Nieto, (2) An update on auditory implants in 2023 by Isabel Sánchez Cuadrado, and New ways of communication following the COVID-19 pandemic by Carmen Ruiz (3) was followed by a lively discussion between panelists and assistants.The second part included testimonies from three cochlear implant users with different hearing outcomes who shared their daily experiences with the assistants. Some implant models were distributed in the room to show the assistants how the newest technology looks like.

Live Event: No

Hearing Screening: Yes

Social Media: No

Authorities or policymakers: No

Influencers or celebrities: No