As nearly all tinnitus case occur with hearing loss, a cure for hearing loss could also equal a cure for tinnitus. The HRP is a collaborative group of esteemed scientists in the US, UK, and Canada working together to regenerate hair cells in the
inner ear to develop a genuine biologic cure for hearing loss and tinnitus in the next decade.
Alongside the HRP, there is much additional research being conducted to develop therapies and new treatments to bring relief to tinnitus sufferers. Meet one researcher
, a 2012 HHF Emerging Research Grant Recipient, who is working to identify the genes that are important for regeneration in the mammalian ear.