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Cochlear implants (CI’s)
Cochlear implants (CI’s)

"The most successful neuroprosthetic yet: Cochlear implants yesterday, today and tomorrow"


Welcome to the next seminar within our seminar series on Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine at the Department of Biomaterials, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg.

6 May 2021
13:00 - 14:00
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Roger Calixto PhD, PMP R&T/R&D Electrode team lead Oticon Medical
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The Department of Biomaterials, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg

Summary: Cochlear implants (CI’s) have been around since the 1970s as experimental devices to return hearing to the deaf. Technological progress, miniaturization, digital system design and psychophysics have all had profound impacts on the field of CI’s and on the performance of their users. Today CI can treat most types of deafness and age of implantation has plummeted from 60+ years to 6 months old. The future of CI’s lies in the development of novel materials, surgical methods, and the creation of OR assisting technologies to maximize each patient’s performance. This talk will cover where we are with these technologies and where I see the field going in the future.

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