2017 News Clips

The Blind Can See
June 13, 2017 (Proto Mag)
Coverage of sight restoration research, with comment from Dr. Joan Miller and Dr. Richard Masland.

Mass. Eye and Ear gets record $20m donation to research hearing loss 
June 7, 2017 (The Boston Globe)
Coverage of largest donation in hospital history, with comment from Dr. Brad Welling.

Spring Allergies Abound in New England
May 30, 2017 (NBC Boston)
Coverage of spring allergy season, with comment from Dr. Stacey Gray.

ABCD’s ‘Field of Dreams’ Fuses Social Activism and Summer Fun
May 22, 2017 (Boston Globe)
Coverage of Mass. Eye and Ear participation in Field of Dreams fundraiser.

What Curing Deaf Mice’s Hearing Means for Humans
May 21, 2017 (Newsweek)
Coverage of hearing restoration research led by Dr. Tina Stankovic and Dr. Luk Vandenberghe, with comment from Dr. Brad Welling.

Dana Perino Talks Working with Mercy Ships in Africa
May 15, 2017 (Fox and Friends)
Interview with Dr. Mark Shrime about making surgical care more accessible.

Superbugs ‘Crawled Out’ of the Ocean 450 Million Years Ago
May 11, 2017 (National Public Radio)
Coverage of antibiotic resistance research study and comment from Dr. Michael Gilmore

Promising Treatment Offers New Hope to Eye Cancer Patients
May 11, 2017 (Channel 5 WCVB)
Coverage of clinical trial for ocular melanoma and comment from Dr. Ivana Kim.

‘We Want to Remember Richard and Lina for Who They Were, Not How They Died’
May 9, 2017 (Boston Globe)
Mass. Eye and Ear colleagues comment in remembrance of Dr. Lina Bolaños.

Suddenly Dizzy? 4 Habits to Adopt As you Get Older
April 27, 2017 (Woman’s World)
Comments from Dr. Steven Rauch about “sensory conflict.”

5 Ways Your Body Betrays You On Race Day
April 25, 2017 (Men's Health Magazine)
Comments from Dr. Matthew Gardiner on debris in the eye.

New technology that can help the 360 million people with hearing loss
April 18, 2017 (CNBC)
Coverage of a research study led by Dr. Albert Edge.

Mass Eye & Ear Team Running Boston Marathon
April 17, 2017 (CBS Boston)
Coverage of Team Eye and Ear members Dr. Nate Jowett and Paul Herrick.

Is Hearing Loss Easier For Women?
April 14, 2017 (Huffington Post)
Coverage of a research study.

Boston Doctors Show Off What a Surgeon Looks Like
April 14, 2017 (Boston Magazine)
Coverage of Mass. Eye and Ear women surgeons.

Sitarist Baluji Shrivastav OBE and Corinna Bauer, Harvard research
April 11, 2017 (BBC Radio)
Coverage of a research study led by Dr. Corinna Bauer.

Kalter: Optometrists eye new duties
April 8, 2017 (Boston Herald)
Comments from Dr. Angela Turalba on Massachusetts optometrist bill.

Tiny Mass. biotech strikes licensing deal with Novartis worth up to $1B
April 6, 2017 (Boston Business Journal)
Coverage of a licensing deal for research led by Dr. David Sullivan.

High-Tech Hope for the Hard of Hearing
April 3, 2017 (The New Yorker)
Coverage of past and ongoing hearing research from Drs. Albert Edge, Charlie Liberman and Sharon Kujawa.

This Pocket-Sized Prototype Could Take the Sting Out of Eye Care
March 31, 2017 (NBC News)
Coverage of a research project led by Dr. Shizuo Mukai.

Answering Listener Questions, From Earwax To Eye Gaze
March 28, 2017 (WGBH)
Comments from Dr. David Jung on earwax.

Maine sisters fight rare eye cancer with monthly trips to Boston 
March 23, 2017 (WCVB/Channel 5)
Coverage of a patient family and their physician Dr. Shizuo Mukai's research on early detection of retinoblastoma.

Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early Blindness 
March 22, 2017 (WebMD)
Coverage of a research study led by Dr. Corinna Bauer.

Just a Dash: Growth factor shown to protect the retina in early stage diabetes
March 15, 2017 (Harvard Medicine Magazine)
Coverage of a research study led by Dr. Mara Lorenzi.

Now hear this: Loud sound may pose more harm than we thought 
March 14, 2017 (Associated Press)
Comments from Dr. Charlie Liberman on “hidden hearing loss”.

Woman Who Was Disfigured in Savage Attack by Ex-Boyfriend Marries the EMT Who Saved Her
March 13, 2017 (Inside Edition)
Coverage of Mass. Eye and Ear patient highlighting the Facial Nerve Center.

 

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work
March 10, 2017 (U.S. News & World Report)
Coverage of research study led by Dr. Ahmad Sedaghat.

Depression may be biggest cause of lost productivity with sinus problems
March 10, 2017 (Reuters)
Coverage of research study led by Dr. Ahmad Sedaghat.

Noise, Hearing Loss, And Young Ears
March 3, 2017 (Consumer Reports)
Comments from Dr. Stephane Maison on hearing loss.

The perils of nasal spray overuse: “I felt like a junkie”
March 2, 2017 (Yahoo! News)
Comments from Dr. Ahmad Sedaghat on nasal decongestant spray.

Small-molecule cocktail could reverse hearing loss
February 27, 2017 (Chemical & Engineering News)
Coverage of research study led by Albert Edge.

Can you hear me now? Researchers one step closer to reversing hearing loss
February 24, 2017 (Yahoo! Finance)
Coverage of research study led by Albert Edge.

Local Researchers May Have Found Way to Treat Hearing Loss
February 21, 2017 (CBS Boston)
Coverage of research study led by Albert Edge.



Local Researchers May Have Found a Way to Treat Hearing Loss
February 21, 2017 (Boston Magazine)
Coverage of research study led by Albert Edge.

This Is What The Color Of Your Boogers Means
February 21, 2017 (Women's Health)
Comments from Dr. Stacey Gray on nasal secretions.

A doctor experiences pain, and it’s a window toward empathy
February 20, 2017 (The Boston Globe)
Coverage of Dr. Paul Konowitz's story leading to the creation of the Quality, Humanism and Professionalism lecture series.

Ancient virus used by local researchers to restore hearing in mice

February 6, 2017 (Boston Business Journal)
Coverage of research studies led by Drs. Tina Stankovic and Luk Vandenberghe.

Getting Specific About Dizziness
February 6, 2017 (New York Times)
Coverage of a book on dizziness authored by Dr. Gregory T. Whitman.

Ears to you, kids
February 5, 2017 (Boston Herald)
Coverage of an initiative led by Dr. Michael Cohen.

Mass. Eye and Ear CEO optimistic about Partners merger, despite hurdles
January 29, 2017 (Boston Business Journal)
Comments from CEO and President John Fernandez on Mass. Eye and Ear and Partners news.

Partners plans to acquire Mass. Eye and Ear
January 27, 2017 (The Boston Globe)
Comments from CEO and President John Fernandez on Mass. Eye and Ear and Partners news.

Kalter: Sights set on glaucoma fight
January 23, 2017 (The Boston Herald)
Comments from Dr. Angela Turalba on prescription eye drops.

Family tragedy leads Melrose teacher to Boston Marathon
January 16, 2017 (Melrose Free Press)
Feature of 2017 Team Eye and Ear runner Nick Tuccinardi.

Ask the Expert: What Can I Use Instead of Q-tips?
January 13, 2017 (Boston magazine)
Comments from Dr. Felipe Santos on earwax removal.

The secret to an easier allergy season
January 2017 (Harvard Health Letter)
Comments from Dr. Ahmad Sedaghat on seasonal allergies

Health Watch: Spin Class Noise Levels Could Cause Hearing Loss
January 7, 2017 (CBS Boston)
Coverage of research study led by Dr. Aaron Remenschneider.

Doctors admonish us to leave earwax alone. Why won't anyone listen?
January 6, 2017 (STAT)
Comments from Dr. David Jung on earwax removal.

Sight: The Story of Vision
January 6, 2017 (WGBH World)
Promo for feature-length film on vision science and its history, featuring Drs. Eli Peli, Joseph Rizzo and Gang Luo.