Ringing in the ears? This business offers help

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In August, 2012, Michael Chrostowski got his PhD in neuroscience from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont., with a thesis focused on a treatment for tinnitus, chronic ringing of the ears commonly experienced by people with hearing problems.

Two months later he co-founded a company in Hamilton to turn the technology into customized sound therapy, embedded into music, that helps “retrain” the brain to stop producing the errant noises.

In its quest for commercialization, Sound Options Tinnitus Treatments Inc. has received funding from organizations such as the Ontario Brain Institute.

Read the full Globe & Mail piece on Sound Options here!

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