Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Brain stem implant trials on children underway in US

Lauren Silverman/KERA
A six year old named Jiya gets an auditory brain
stem implant at the University of North Carolina. Doctors will watch and wait for the next couple of years to see how she responds. Clinical trials are also taking place at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles and the New York University School of Medicine. Read or listen to Jiya's story at NPR here.

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