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CRBLM Workshop – Sensory and central auditory interactions in tinnitus and hyperacusis

20 April 2012 @ 9 h 00 min - 17 h 00 min

| Free

CRBLM is pleased to announce the organization of a one-day workshop on Tinnitus, to be held at BRAMS (Université de Montréal) on April 20th 2012 at 10am. The workshop will feature invited presentations by Jennifer Melcher, PhD (Harvard Medical School) and Amber Leaver, PhD (Georgetown University Medical Center).


This CRBLM workshop will comprise a series of research presentations from related areas, a buffet lunch hour, and 90 minutes of structured discussion.

10h00 -  Sylvie Hébert (Université de Montréal)

Welcome and Keynote address

10h45 Amber Leaver (Georgetown University Medical Center)

“Neuroimaging the auditory & limbic systems in chronic subjective tinnitus”

11h30 - Philippe Fournier (Université de Montréal)

“Startle reflex hyper-reactivity, normal sensorimotor gating and gap detection deficit in humans with tinnitus: a putative role of cortical modulatory mechanisms”

12h00 – Buffet style lunch @ BRAMS (provided)

13h00 Larry Roberts (McMaster University)

“Neural plasticity in central auditory structures is expressed differently in tinnitus”

13h45 Alexandre Lehmann (Université de Montréal)

“Modulation of auditory brainstem responses by endogenous attention and nociception”

14h15 Jennifer Melcher (Harvard Medical School, Boston)

“Tinnitus: A Problem of Ear and Brain”

15h00 - Coffee break

15h15 Roundtable (90 minutes)


20 April 2012
9 h 00 min - 17 h 00 min
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BRAMS, Suite 0-120
1430 boul. Mont Royal, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec H2V 4P3 Canada