2021 Shapiro Prize: winner announced
We’re pleased to announce the award of the Marie and Jack Shapiro Prize to a study that sought to investigate ways of increasing access to psychology-based tinnitus treatments.
There is currently no cure for tinnitus, but psychology-based treatments have a strong evidence base for their effectiveness. Access to these treatments is patchy and it is tremendous to see people thinking about new ways of delivering these interventions.
This study provides both the clinical and research communities with a number of important learning points. These could help lead new research towards more effective and accessible treatments for tinnitus.
The paper “The TinMan study: feasibility trial of a psychologically informed, audiologist-delivered, manualised intervention for tinnitus” led by Drs John Taylor and Dean Thompson from the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre and a team of patients, clinicians and researchers – found that although the patients found the treatment ac…