MSI PI Leading Grant for New Device to Improve Hearing


MSI PI Hubert Lim (associate professor, Biomedical Engineering; Otolaryngology) is the lead researcher on a project to create a new kind of implantable device to help restore hearing in those who are deaf or severely hard of hearing. The grant, $9.7 million over the next five years, was awarded from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) BRAIN Initiative. The project involves an international, multidisciplinary team of universities and medical-device companies.

A story about this grant appears on the website of the College of Science and Engineering: University of Minnesota to Lead $9.7 Million NIH Grant to Improve Hearing Restoration.

Professor Lim uses MSI for projects in ultrasound neuromodulation and imaging.