2015 Stories

Vestibular Schwannoma: Tumor secretions cause hearing loss
December 28, 2015 (Medscape) 
Coverage of a study by Mass. Eye and Ear researchers.

Can Ear Infections Lead to a Permanent Hearing Loss?
December 10, 2015 (About Health)
Coverage of a study by Dr. Stéphane Maison

Clinical Trial Gives Boy with Down Syndrome New Lease on Life
December 3, 2015 (WCVB)
Interview with patient Jesse Rivera on a clinical trial by Dr. Christopher Hartnick.

Boston Magazine: Annual Top Docs Feature
November 2015 (Boston Magazine)
Mass. Eye and Ear and 13 of its physicians recognized in Boston Magazine's "Top Docs 2015" issue.

Mass. Eye and Ear Says Untreated Ear Infections Could Cause Hearing Loss
November 24, 2015 (Boston Business Journal)
Coverage of a study by Dr. Stéphane Maison.

Vocal Cords Grown in the Lab Stretch, Vibrate and Make Sound in Scientific First
November 18, 2015 (STAT)
Comments from Dr. Ramon Franco.

Feeling Woozy? It May Be Cyber Sickness
November 16, 2015 (New York Times: Wired Well Blog) 
Comments from Dr. Steven Rauch.

Winchester's Dr. Joan Miller elected to National Academy of Medicine
October 23, 2015 (Winchester Star)
Dr. Joan Miller elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Ask Well: A Cure for Macular Degeneration?
October 22, 2015 (New York Times: Well Blog)
Comments from Dr. Joan Miller.

A New Way to Treat Parkinson's Disease May Be Through Your Nose
October 22, 2015 (Boston Business Journal)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Benjamin Bleier.

Success against blindness encourages gene therapy researchers
October 21, 2015 (Nature)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Eric Pierce and Dr. Luk Vandenberghe.

New Kids Back on the Block for Mass. Eye and Ear Gala
October 14, 2015 (Boston Globe)
Coverage of New Kids on the Block performing at the 6th Annual Sense-ation! Gala.

10 Surprising Facts About Dizziness and Vertigo
September 27, 2015 (MSN Health & Fitness)
Comments from Dr. Gregory Whitman

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Sees More Growth Ahead
September 9, 2015 (Boston Business Journal)
Coverage of Mass. Eye and Ear business growth.

The Next Blockbusters Could Be Balms For Aging Eyes
September 3, 2015 (Investor's Business Daily)
Comments from Dr. Joan Miller.

Driving with central visual field loss II: How scotomas affect hazard detection in a driving simulator
September 2, 2015 (Science Daily)
Coverage of a study led by Drs. Alexandra Bowers, Eli Peli, and Matthew Bronstad.

The Boston KPro: A Game-Changer for Corneal Disease
August 11, 2015 (SciencEscape Blog)
Coverage of the KPro, developed by Dr. Claes Dohlman.

Scientists hoping prehistoric germs can be used to 'treat cancer and cure blindness'
August 8, 2015 (The Daily Express (United Kingdom))
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Luk Vandenberghe.

Ancient viruses are revived in hunt for modern cures
July 31, 2015 (The Times (London)) 
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Luk Vandenberghe.

Scientists Resurrect Millennia-Old Viruses for Use in Gene Therapy
July 31, 2015 (Newsweek Europe)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Luk Vandenberghe.

Gene therapy could be the key to hearing loss
July 9, 2015 (Boston Herald)
Comments from Dr. Bradley Welling.

Prevent falls with inexpensive home modifications
July 8, 2015 (MySuncoast ABC News Channel 7)
Comments from Dr. Steven Rauch.

Special Report: Doctors Debate Study Finding IQ Lowered in Kids Post-Anesthesia
July 7, 2015 (Bioscience Technology)
Comments from Dr. Corey Collins.

The Evolution of Laser Cataract Surgery
July 2015 (EyeWorld News Magazine)
Comments from Dr. Jonathan Talamo.

Use Sunglasses for Vision Protection Starting at an Early Age
June 24, 2015 (Harvard Health Publications)
Comments from Dr. Louis R. Pasquale.

Jason Day Leads U.S. Open Even With ‘Superhuman' Bout of Vertigo
June 22, 2015 (Yahoo)
Comments from Dr. Steven D. Rauch.

New Hearing Technology Brings Sound to A Little Girl
June 1, 2015 (National Public Radio)
Comments from Dr. Daniel Lee.

A Step Forward in Understanding Hyperacusis with Pain
May 22, 2015 (About.com)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Charles Liberman.

Generation Deaf: Doctors Warn of Dangers of Ear Buds
May 17, 2015 (NBC)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Sharon Kujawa.

Tinnitus: That Surprisingly Common Ringing in Your Ears
May 11, 2015 (WBUR)
Coverage of a radio interview with Dr. Daniel Polley.

Osteoporosis Linked to Higher Risk of Sudden Deafness
May 11, 2015 (Yahoo)
Comments from Dr. Steven Rauch.

Ophthalmologist Joins Mass. Eye and Ear, Seeing Patients in Waltham
May 10, 2015 (Waltham News Tribune)
Coverage of Dr. Christian Song joining the Mass. Eye and Ear team of physicians.

Splitting Hair Cells
May 7, 2015 (Harvard.edu)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Zheng-Yi Chen. (Mass. Eye and Ear), Dr. David Corey (Harvard Medical School) and Dr. Jun Shen (Brigham and Women’s Hospital).

Save Your Sight by Eating Right
May 4, 2015 (Dallas Morning News)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Louis R. Pasquale.

Success of Gene Therapy to Treat Blindness Fades With Follow-Up
May 3, 2015 (Bloomberg Business News)
Comments from Dr. Eric Pierce.

Babson College Announces the Establishment of a New Distinguished Professorship in Global Surgery
April 27, 2015 (PR Newswire)
Coverage of The Kletjian Foundation, an organization which has endowed chairs and centers at Mass. Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School.

A Severely Burned Boy from Africa and the Community that Took Him In
April 26, 2015 (Boston Globe)
Coverage of a patient of Shriner’s Hospital (in partnership with Mass. Eye and Ear).

Turn it Down? Sporting Events Pose Serious Hearing Hazard
April 22, 2015 (CSN)
Comments from Dr. Charles Liberman.

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Deal with Lingering, Invisible Injury: Tinnitus
April 13, 2015 (WGBH)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Daniel Polley.

Blind Marathon Runner Shares Joy, Benefits of Pet Therapy at Mass. Eye and Ear
April 9, 2015 (CBS Boston News)
Coverage of a patient of Dr. Joseph Rizzo and Team Eye and Ear Runner.

Eyeliner too Close to the Eye Leads to Contamination
March 31, 2015 (Medical Daily)
Comments from Dr. Joseph Ciolino.

Wearable Device to Help Visually Impaired Navigate
March 27, 2015 (Daily Excelsior)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Gang Luo.

Baking Soda for Better Vision?
March 23, 2015 (Scientific American)
Comments from Dr. Clint L. Makino.

Barrington Woman Running for Daughter
March 2, 2015 (Fosters.com)
Coverage of a Team Eye and Ear Runner.

An End to Blindness?
March 2015 (AARP)
Comments from Dr. Joseph Ciolino and Children's Hospital Boston colleague Dr. Daniel Kohane.

Reducing Tumor Growth
Feb. 25, 2015 (Harvard.edu)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Konstantina Stankovic.

Fundraiser to Benefit Wells Couple 
February 5, 2015 (Sea Coast Online)
Coverage of a Mass. Eye and Ear patient.

Sclafani Rallies After Injury to Return to the Ice 
January 29, 2015 (South Coast Today)
Coverage of a Mass. Eye and Ear patient’s recovery.

Ophthalmologist Joins Mass. Eye and Ear, Waltham 
January 18, 2015 (Waltham News Tribune)
Coverage of Dr. Nahyoung Grace Lee joining the Mass. Eye and Ear team of physicians.

Tyler Ritter and Joey McIntyre 
January 14, 2015 (CBS News, Sarasota, Florida)
Coverage of Joey McIntyre’s support of the Mass. Eye and Ear Curing Kids Fund.

CT Scans Performed During Maxillofacial Surgery are Rapid 
January 9, 2015 (Medical Xpress)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. David Shaye.

Two New Stem Cell Techniques and Clinical Trials for Cornea Damage 
January 7, 2015 (Drug Discovery & Development)
Coverage of a study.

Blocking Notch Pathway Boosts Sensory Hair Cell Regeneration to Restore Hearing 
January 3, 2015 (Science Codex)
Coverage of a study led by Dr. Zheng-Yi Chen.

Panel-Based Genetic Diagnostic Testing for Inherited Eye Diseases Is Accurate, More Sensitive Than Exome Sequencing 
January 1, 2015 (Advance Healthcare Network)
Comments from Dr. Janey Wiggs.