Project

Tinnitus: an explorative study towards a new target for deep brain stimulation.

Acronym
Tinnitus
Duration
01 October 2015 → 30 April 2020
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Biological and physiological psychology
    • Cognitive science and intelligent systems
    • Developmental psychology and ageing
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Neurosciences
    • Otorhinolaryngology
    • Neurosciences
    • Otorhinolaryngology
    • Speech, language and hearing sciences
    • Neurosciences
    • Otorhinolaryngology
Keywords
Tinnitus neurostimulation fMRI
 
Project description

This project aims to identify specific tinnitus-causing brain areas by means of functional MRI. A tinnitus-masking noise will be presented to each study subject, to create an on/off situation of the specific tinnitus-causing brain area during imaging. The MRI results will eventually be validated wit