An optogenetic cochlear implant translates acoustic stimuli into light pulses. © GCO by Moser/ Institute for Auditory Neuroscience

Hearing with light

A new generation of cochlear implants aims to make hearing easier for people with hearing disorders.
Tobias Moser wants to make new worlds of sound accessible to those affected with a new generation of hearing aids. The so-called optical cochlear implants are an example of therapies based on findings from basic research.

Link to the article (in German)