Provisional Programme

The 5th International Conference on Hyperacusis and Hearing Exhibitions

2nd International Misophonia Symposium

16-17 July 2020

Venue: Birkbeck College, University of London, London, United Kingdom

Provisional Programme

 

Wednesday 15th July (pre-conference social event)

19:45-21:00

Multicultural Music Concert

 

Thursday 16th July 2020 (Day 1)

9:30-10:30

Registration & Exhibitions

10:30-10:40

Welcome & Introduction

Dr. Hashir Aazh, Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Therapy Clinic, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK

 

Noise Sensitivity Symposium

Session chairs:

Dr.MarjaHeinonen-Guzejev (Finland) 

Professor Hannah Keppler (Belgium)

10:40-11:10

Noise Sensitivity and Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance

Professor Stephen Stansfeld, Centre for Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London

11:10-11:35

Neurophysiology of Noise Sensitivity: Research Overview

Dr. Marina Kliuchko, Center for Music in the Brain, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University and The Royal Academy of Music, Denmark

11:35-12:00

Could Noise Sensitivity Be a Marker of Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

Dr.MarjaHeinonen-Guzejev, University of Helsinki at the Department of Public Health, Finland

12:00-12:30

What is the Relationship Between Noise Sensitivity and Hyperacusis(Discussion session)

Moderators: Dr.MarjaHeinonen-Guzejev (Finland) & Professor Hannah Keppler (Belgium) 

12:30-13:50

Lunch break & exhibitions

 

Hyperacusis session

Session chairs:

Professor MarliesKnipper (Germany) 

Dr. Tricia Sheehan Scaglione (USA)

13:50-14:35

Incidence of Discomfort During Pure-Tone Audiometry and Measurement of Uncomfortable Loudness Levels Among People Seeking Help for Tinnitus and/or Hyperacusis 

Professor Brian C.J. Moore, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK

14:35-15:00

Hyperacusis in Patients with Tinnitus

Professor Hannah Keppler, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium

15:00-15:30

Break& exhibitions

15:30-15:50

Health Status and Auditory Symptoms of Patients with Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome: A Prospective Case-Control Study

Dr. Laure Jacquemin, University Department of otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck surgery, Antwerp University Hospital

15:50-16:35

What We Can Learn About Tinnitus and Hyperacusis From Cochlear Implant and Deafness 

Professor MarliesKnipper, University Hospital Tübingen, German

16:35-17:00

Conclusions and Q & A

Moderator: Dr.Hashir Aazh (UK)

8 pm-late

Conference dinner

 

Friday 17th July 2020 (Day 2)

9:30-10:30

Exhibitions

 

2nd International Misophonia Symposium

Session chairs:

Ms. MercedeErfanian (UK)

Professor Ali Danesh (USA)

10:30-10:45

Welcome &Overview

Ms. MercedeErfanian, University College London, London, UK

10:45-11:05

Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome Study (S-Five):  A Psychometric Study in a Large Sample Representative of the UK General Population

Dr.SiliaVitoratou, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK

11:05-11:25

Development of A New Questionnaire for Assessing Hyperacusis and Misophonia: Preliminary Results 

Dr. Danuta Raj-Koziak World Hearing Centre, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Kajetany, Poland

11:25-11:45

Assessment of Efferent Auditory System Functioning in Adults with Misophonia

Dr. Prabhu Prashanth, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysuru, India

11:45-12:05

Brian Basis of Misophonia  

Dr. Michael Mannino, Institute for Data Science and Computing, University of Miami, US

12:05-12:30

Neurophysiology of Misophonia

Ms. MercedeErfanian, University College London, London, UK

12:30-13:30

Lunch break & exhibitions

13:30-13:50

Misophonia: Validation, Epidemiology and Relation with Stress in a Flemish Undergraduate Sample

Mr. Matheus Lourenco, Maastricht & KU Leuven Universities, Maastricht, The Netherlands

13:50-14:10

Apathic or Empathic: The Investigation of Empathy in Misophonia

Ms. IriniL.Verbist, Mental health NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK

14:10-14:30

Misophonia and Autistic Spectrum Disorders 

Professor Ali A. Danesh, Florida Atlantic University, USA

14:30-15:00

Break& exhibitions

15:00-15:25

The Neuromodulation Technique for Misophonia Treatment

Dr. Michael Mannino, Institute for Data Science and Computing, University of Miami, US

15:25-15:45

An Audiological Approach to Managing Misophonia

Dr. Lisa Fox-Thomas, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Speech and Hearing Centre, Greensboro NC, US

15:45-16:05

The Misophonia Spiral:Pilot Treatment Study Results and a Service User’s Perspective on A Theoretical Cognitive Framework for Misophonia

Dr. Jane Gregory, Centre for Anxiety disorders and Trauma, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, UK

16:05-16:30

CBT/DBT Case Studies Involving A Unique Approach to Management of Misophonia

Dr. Jaelline Jaffe, Lemon Aid Counselling, South California, US

16:30-17:00

Conclusions and Q & A

Moderator: Ms. MercedeErfanian (UK)