75 Years of Research at House

Dec 14, 2020 | House Institute Foundation, News

 

•    1947 – Fenestration and double blue line technique for otosclerosis

•    1956 – Standardization of noise-induced hearing loss

•    1961 – Middle fossa removal of an acoustic neuroma

•    1961 – Cochlear implant prototype

•    1969 – Translabyrinthine removal of an acoustic neuroma

•    1972 – First wearable cochlear implant

•    1981 – Pediatric cochlear implant

•    1984 – Standardization of grading system for facial nerve weakness/paralysis

•    1989 – Auditory brainstem implant

•    1991 – Discovered that circulating immune complexes (CIC) may be involved in pathogenesis of Meniere’s Disease

•    1995 – Hearing in Noise Test (HINT)

•    1997 – Digital hearing aid

•    2000 – Abear™, a hearing screening device for newborns and infants

•    2002 – Development of neurofibromatosis cell lines used around the world in drug therapies  

•    2013 – First ethnic characterization of a large Meniere’s Disease cohort from a large metropolitan area using molecular genetic data