Past studies funded by the Ménière’s Society

  • Assessment of unilateral vestibular function using GVS-evoked eye movements Dr R Reynolds, University of Birmingham
  • Model of semicircular canals for management of complex BPPV cases Dr D Bamiou, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation Using 360 degree virtual reality video Dr E Roberts, Imperial College, London
  • Identification of rare allelic varients in familial Meniere's disease by whole exome sequencing (WES) Dr J A Lopez-Escamez, University of Granada, Spain
  • 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
  • Investigating Meniere’s disease in the UK Biobank Dr J Tyrrell, University of Exeter (2012)
  • Dynamic visual acuity testing as a proposed outcome measure for vestibular rehabilitation H Brough MSc, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge (2012)
  • Saccadic function in Meniere’s disease Dr P Bright, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (2011)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship - Building a research programme to help people cope with vestibular symptoms in Ménière’s disease Dr S Kirby, University of Southampton (2007)
  • Discussion Meeting: Where Will Current Theories of Ménière’s Disease Take Future Clinical Practice? Novartis Foundation (2006)
  • The Application of Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials in the Diagnosis of Ménière’s Disease Dr B Ceranic & Professor L Luxon, National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London (2004)
  • Genome wide search for a gene or genes predisposing to Ménière’s disease Mr A Morrison et al, MRC Gene Service, Cambrige/University of Glasgow (2003)
  • A randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of bibliotherapy-based vestibular rehabilitation for people with Ménière’s disease L Yardley, University of Southampton (2002)
  • Factors promoting adjustment in Ménière’s disease and the role of the Ménière’s Society in this process L. Yardley, University of Southampton (2001)
  • PhD Study - The Effect of Vestibular Nerve Section on Tinnitus Dr D Baguley, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge (2000)

Balancing Everything Out

Meniere's Society report looking at fifteen years of research into dizziness, balance and the pathology of Ménière’s disease.

ENT Aspects of Balance Priority Setting Partnership

In June 2009 a steering group comprising individuals from the British Society for Academic Otolaryngology together with the James Lind Alliance and supported by ENT UK, established an ENT Aspects of Balance “Priority Setting Partnership (PSP)”. The aim of this PSP was to bring clinicians and patients together to identify unanswered questions about the treatment of balance disorders, and then work with the patients and clinicians to prioritise them for research.

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