University Hospital Antwerp - Research project - Stavros Niarchos Foundation

University Hospital Antwerp

Research project
For the two-year research project “Prevention of tinnitus persistence after acoustic trauma in adolescents and young adults: a pathophysiologically based approach”. The aim is to identify which adolescents and young adults are vulnerable to noise-induced tinnitus and will develop long-term tinnitus, and to detect individuals that are more vulnerable to developing tinnitus after noise exposure. In addition, the project will examine whether tinnitus can be prevented by the intake of antioxidants and assess the therapeutic value of neuromodulation when tinnitus arises.

The University Hospital Antwerp, recognized as a Federal Scientific Institute, was founded in 1979 as a University Clinic affiliated to and governed by the University of Antwerp.