NIDCD 25th Anniversary
NIDCD Celebrates 25 Years of Improving the Lives of People with Communication Disorders
"Over the course of the past twenty-five years, NIDCD-supported scientists have made astonishing advances in the NIDCD’s mission areas of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language. Numerous discoveries have expanded our knowledge base and led to improved diagnosis, treatment, and technology for people with communication disorders."
Read more of director James F. Battey, Jr.'s anniversary message »
View our interactive timeline to find out about NIDCD milestones over the past 25 years.
Learn how NIDCD research has helped improve the lives of U.S. children by raising the national screening rate to 98%.