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Academic conference staged on hearing research

Updated: 2021-01-07


Experts pose for a group photo at the 6th China Hearing Research Conference in Shenzhen. [Photo/Hearing Research Official Account]

The 6th China Hearing Research Conference was held from Dec 25 to 26 in Shenzhen city, South China's Guangdong province. It was co-hosted by the Hearing, Speech and Communication Studies Academic Subgroup of the Biophysical Society of China (BSC) and the Otolaryngology Committee of Shenzhen Medical Association. The conference was jointly organized by Shenzhen Bay Laboratory and Shenzhen People's Hospital.

Twenty top experts in China gave lectures at the two-day event. Speakers included eight chief scientists of the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) and the Yangtze River Scholar Program, along with distinguished young scholars and other renowned domestic experts in the field of hearing research.

Experts and scholars, online and in person, took an active part in the academic exchanges and discussions. New concepts and hearing technologies were presented at the conference, ranging from basic research to clinical applications.

The conference is designed to share the latest progress in the field. It focuses on subject frontiers, promotes the exchange and integration of clinical and basic research, and impels basic medical research and translational research of hearing in China.

It builds a communication and learning platform for young and middle-aged scholars, and also stimulates theoretical innovations within hearing research.