The shortlist for the British Tinnitus Association’s (BTA) prestigious Marie and Jack Shapiro Prize has been announced. The prize will be awarded at the charity’s 23rd Annual Conference in Manchester on 22 September 2016.
This year’s shortlist comprises 12 papers which will be judged by the BTA’s Professional Advisers’ Committee. Six papers have been published by researchers based at NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit and a further two from the team at MRC Institute of Hearing Research. Researchers based at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield; The University of Sussex, Brighton; The Tinnitus Clinic London; and Newcastle University have also been shortlisted for their work.
The shortlisted paper is:
Williams M, Hauptmann C, Patel N – Acoustic CR Neuromodulation Therapy for Subjective Tonal Tinnitus: A Review of Clinical Outcomes in an Independent Audiology Practice Setting.
An important part of my mission at The Tinnitus Clinic is to share our knowledge of tinnitus; its causes, how to prevent it and what to do if you are suffering from the condition. This blog will go some way in achieving this aim.