CRBLM Workshop – Sensory and central auditory interactions in tinnitus and hyperacusis
CRBLM is pleased to announce the organization of a one-day workshop on Tinnitus, to be held at BRAMS (University of Montreal) on April 20, 2012, at 10 am.
The workshop will feature invited presentations by Jennifer Melcher, Ph.D. (Harvard Medical School) and Amber Leaver, Ph.D. (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.
10:00 – Sylvie Hébert (University of Montreal)
Welcome and Keynote address
10:45 – Amber Leaver (Georgetown University Medical Center)
“Neuroimaging the auditory & limbic systems in chronic subjective tinnitus”
11:30 – Philippe Fournier (University of Montreal)
“Startle reflex hyper-reactivity, normal sensorimotor gating and gap detection deficit in humans with tinnitus: a putative role of cortical modulatory mechanisms”
12:00 – Buffet style lunch @ BRAMS (provided)
13:00 – Larry Roberts (McMaster University)
“Neural plasticity in central auditory structures is expressed differently in tinnitus”
13:45 – Alexandre Lehmann (University of Montreal)
“Modulation of auditory brainstem responses by endogenous attention and nociception”
14:15 – Jennifer Melcher (Harvard Medical School, Boston)
“Tinnitus: A Problem of Ear and Brain”
15:00 – Coffee break
15:15 – Roundtable (90 minutes)