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Research team

Clinical audiological research

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Elina Mäki-Torkko

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Research environments

The research group conducts interdisciplinary audiological research using a bio-psychosocial perspective. The research is clinical, patient oriented within as varying research areas as genetics, diagnostics, cognition, treatment, CI, habilitation and rehabilitation among others.  The research is carried out at the Audiological Research Centre, University Hospital in Örebro in close collaboration with the Department of Audiology, Örebro University Hospital. The research group also collaborates with several international genetic laboratories and universities. The researchers have different professional backgrounds as physicians, nurses, audiologists, psychologists, sociologists, engineers and others. The research is conducted with external grants where a 10 year old VR-grant Linneaus-HEAD (Hearing And Deafness) within the Swedish Institute for Disability Research (SIDR) is a foundation.

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