1. Seeing the Cause of Hearing Loss ($3.8 Million Project with Venture Funding)

    Seeing the Cause of Hearing Loss ($3.8 Million Project with Venture Funding)
    A TEAM of Halifax medical researchers is working to shed some light on the inside of the ear. Two biomedical engineers and a medical doctor associated with Capital Health and Dalhousie University are leading a team that is developing high-resolution imaging technology to diagnose and treat hearing disorders. Dr. Manohar Bance, an ear surgeon, said doctors know little about why hearing loss occurs because they can’t see inside the ear. "The inner-ear structures that we’re talking about are microns, they’re millionths of a metre (in size), so we can’t see them with CT and MRI scans ...
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