Skip to main content
Text Size: sML

NIDCD Tinnitus Research Workshop

December 5-6, 2005
Holiday Inn
Chevy Chase, MD

Day 1: December 5 (Monday)
8:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast and Arrival
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome James Battey
8:40 – 8:50 Introductions and Overview Lynn Luethke
8:50 – 9:00 Chair’s Opening Remarks Richard Salvi
9:00 – 9:30 “Overview of Treatments for Tinnitus” Michael Seidman
9:30 – 10:00 “Clinical Trials of Gabapentin and Other Agents in Tinnitus” Carol Bauer
BREAK
10:15 – 10:45 “Molecular Responses of Spiral Ganglion Cells to Metabolic Challenges: Possible Substrates for Tinnitus and Hyperacusis” Carey Balaban
10:45 – 11:15

“Time-Dependent Neural Sensitization as a Model Process in Environmentally-Triggered Conditions”

Iris Bell
11:15 – 11:35 “Neural Mechanisms of Perceptual Disorders of Deafferentation” Arnold Starr
11:35 – 12:00 DISCUSSION OF MORNING TALKS  
LUNCH
1:00 – 1:30 “Human Brain Imaging and Animal Models of Tinnitus-Central Generators” Richard Salvi
1:30 – 2:00 “Auditory Effects of Electrocortical Stimulation in Patients with Epilepsy” Dana Boatman
BREAK
2:15 – 2:45 “Surgical Treatments of Tinnitus” Dirk De Ridder
DISCUSSION
3:00 – 3:30 “TMJ/Tinnitus Patient Perspectives” Linda Parkin and
Howard Bernett
3:30 – 4:00 “Differential Emotional Responding to Tinnitus: Views by a Clinician and Newcomer to the Field” Rolf Jacob
4:00 – 4:30 “Summary of Evidence Pointing to a Role of the Dorsal Cochlear Nucleus in the Etiology of Tinnitus” James Kaltenbach
DISCUSSION
Day 2: December 6, 2005 (Tuesday)
General Discussion

8:00 – 8:30

Continental Breakfast and Arrival  

8:30 – 9:00

“Drug Delivery and Stimulation in Tinnitus” Thomas Lobl
9:00 – 9:30 “Idiopathic Pain Conditions: Lessons Learned from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder” William Maixner
9:30 – 10:00 “Designing Clinical Trials for Counseling and Sound Therapy” Richard Tyler
BREAK

10:15 – 10:45

“Botanical Drugs – Present Value and Future Potential”

Jonathan D. Berman

10:45 – 12:00

Wrap-up and Recommendations  
ADJOURN

Top