Current research projects

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Research studies currently recruiting volunteers

There are currently no studies recruiting volunteers, but do check back from time-to-time as we'll update this page with any studies looking for participants.

Current/recently funded projects are listed below... 

Living with Ménière’s disease: Understanding patient experiences of mental health & well-being in everyday life

Dr C Phoenix, University of Exeter Medical School
Key Findings: Living with Meniere's disease - pdf booklet (link to external website)

Identification of rare allelic varients in familial Meniere's disease by whole exome sequencing (WES)

Dr J A Lopez-Escamez, University of Granada, Spain

Clinical trial: The effectiveness of transtympanic steroids in unilateral Ménière’s disease: a randomised controlled double blind trial

Professor A Bronstein, Imperial College London
Imperial College London article and link to paper published in The Lancet (link to external website)

Two systematic reviews looking at (1) the prevalence of balance disorders and (2) the use of betahistine for treatment of vertigo

Dr L Murdin, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London
The protocol for the betahistine review has now been published and is available in the Cochrane library (link to external website)

Study of free walking and dual tasking in patients with a peripheral vestibular disorder

Dr D Bamiou, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London

Role of acceptance in adjustment to Meniere’s disease

Dr S Kirby, University of Southampton

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