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Bimodal neuromodulation combining sound and tongue stimulation reduces tinnitus symptoms in a large randomized clinical study

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Science Translational Medicine  07 Oct 2020:
Vol. 12, Issue 564, eabb2830
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abb2830

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vol. 12 no. 564

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  • Received for publication March 1, 2020
  • Accepted for publication September 9, 2020
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  1. Brendan Conlon1,2,3,
  2. Berthold Langguth4,5,
  3. Caroline Hamilton1,
  4. Stephen Hughes1,
  5. Emma Meade1,
  6. Ciara O Connor1,
  7. Martin Schecklmann4,5,
  8. Deborah A. Hall6,7,8,
  9. Sven Vanneste9,10,
  10. Sook Ling Leong1,10,
  11. Thavakumar Subramaniam3,
  12. Shona D’Arcy1 and
  13. Hubert H. Lim1,11,12,*
  1. 1Neuromod Devices Limited, Dublin D08 R2YP, Ireland.
  2. 2School of Medicine, Trinity College, Dublin D02 R590, Ireland.
  3. 3Department of Otolaryngology, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin D08 NHY1, Ireland.
  4. 4Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Regensburg, Regensburg 93053, Germany.
  5. 5Interdisciplinary Tinnitus Center of University of Regensburg, Regensburg 93053, Germany.
  6. 6National Institute for Health Research Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK.
  7. 7Hearing Sciences, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK.
  8. 8University of Nottingham Malaysia, Selangor 43500, Malaysia.
  9. 9Lab for Clinical and Integrative Neuroscience, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080, USA.
  10. 10Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin D02 PN40, Ireland.
  11. 11Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA.
  12. 12Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: hubert.lim{at}


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