Research and publications from the Audiological Medicine Department

The Audiological Medicine Department undertake research.


Recent research includes:

Vestibular testing and rehabilitation

1. Evaluation of vestibular function in the normal population age 0 to 18 years.

Ewa Raglan and John Veness.

Study to collect normative data in the childhood population.

2. Modelling the human VOR and saccadic system.

John Veness.

Development of a system to simulate the human ocular response to rotational and sinusoidal vestibular chair rotation.


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Bitner-Glindzicz M, Osei-Lah V, Colvin I, Sirimanna T, Lucas D, Mac Ardle B, Webb D, Shankar A, Kingston J, Jenkins L, Rahman S (2010) Aminoglycoside-induced deafness during treatment of acute leukaemia. Arch Dis Child 95 (2): 153-5

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Nanduri V, Tatevossian R, Sirimanna T (2010) High incidence of hearing loss in long-term survivors of multisystem Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Pediatr Blood Cancer 54 (3): 449-53

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Dawes P, Sirimanna T, Burton M, Vanniasegaram I, Tweedy F, Bishop DV (2009) Temporal auditory and visual motion processing of children diagnosed with auditory processing disorder and dyslexia. Ear Hear 30 (6): 675-86