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Decibel Therapeutics Turns up the Volume on Hearing Loss

Decibel Therapeutics Turns up the Volume on Hearing Loss

There are about 466 million people worldwide with disabling hearing loss, 48 million of them in the US. To date, hearing aid devices have been the only solution to sensorineural hearing loss, the kind that comes from aging and the dam­age loud sounds cause. Eyeing the potential blockbuster opportunity, pharmaceutical companies like Decibel Therapeutics have finally joined the fray.