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NF2-SWN Accelerator Meetup: Hearing Preservation and Restoration in NF2-related schwannomatosis

By December 17, 2023January 17th, 2024Awareness, Science & Research

This NF2 Meetup was titled “NF2 Accelerator Meetup: Hearing Preservation and Restoration in NF2-related schwannomatosis.” Recorded live in April of 2022, this NF2 Meetup discussed hearing preservation surgical approaches and hearing restoration through cochlear or auditory brainstem implants.

This NF2 Accelerator Meetup was presented by Rick Friedman, MD, Ph.D. and Marc Schwartz, MD. Rick Friedman, MD, Ph.D is a neurotologist and expert on acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) and related disorders. He has treated over 1,000 patients with the condition. His research on the genetic forms of hearing loss is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Marc Schwartz, MD, is a neurosurgeon and expert on the treatment of acoustic neuroma, skull base tumors and NF2. He has treated over 2,000 patients for acoustic neuroma and is one of the leading neurosurgeons in the field of auditory brainstem implants.

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To read or download the transcript of this recording, CLICK HERE.

To learn more about the NF2 Accelerator Initiative, CLICK HERE.