Myriam is now back from attending the 33rd World Congress of Audiology in Vancouver. She reports that there were many interesting presentations, including:
• the research demonstrating an association between the risk and pace of cognitive deterioration and unmanaged hearing loss
• genetic aspects of hearing loss
• current tinnitus research.
Myriam was particularly pleased to attend a presentation by Prof Pawel Jastreboff on tonic tensor tympani syndrome (TTTS), citing the research she has carried out.
Vancouver highlights were the Museum of Anthropology, seeing 3 black bears from a cable car going to the top of Mt Whistler and a sea plane flight from Victoria on Vancouver Island.