February 2004 - Imagine the day when
we can encourage auditory nerve cells to grow close to CI electrodes to
maximize CI performance. That day is closer than you think!
March 2003 - Interested in the medical
perspective on how cochlear implants work. Then you should find
Neurological Look at Cochlear Implants" interesting.
March 2002 - A recent animal study provides strong
evidence that the use of growth factors to stimulate the auditory nerve
prior to CI surgery boosts CI performance. Scientists hope to begin
human trials within two years. Here's the story.