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Rinri Therapeutics Raises £10 million to Advance Stem Cell Therapy Hearing Loss Treatment

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SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND — Rinri Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing a novel stem cell therapy to restore hearing, today announces that it has raised a total of £10 million) from existing investors Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund (BIVF), UCB Ventures and BioCity alongside the UK Government Future Fund. The proceeds will support the development of the company’s novel stem cell […]

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How video conferencing apps compare for accessibility

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During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, video calling services have become increasingly important to connect us to friends, family and work. But how do they compare for accessibility features that benefit deaf people and those with hearing loss? Jesal Vishnuram, Head of Technology at RNID, reviews eight video conferencing apps to see how they compare. https://rnid.org.uk/2020/12/how-video-conferencing-apps-compare-for-accessibility/

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Deaf Awareness Week

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This month sees the beginning of Deaf Awareness Week – dedicated to spreading awareness of deaf issues and to educate and inform of best practices when dealing with hearing loss.    The theme this year is ‘Coming through it together’ and the UK Council on Deafness has created some promotional materials that are now available […]