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TMPRSS3 Hearing Loss Resource

An easy-to-understand resource on the Transmembrane Serine Protease 3 (TMPRSS3) gene and its related hearing loss, existing research, genetic testing for hearing loss, and how to participate in research.

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This is a resource to help you, a loved one, or a family member navigate and make sense of the hearing loss related to the Transmembrane Serine Protease 3 / TMPRSS3 gene, in an easy-to-understand way. It was put together by a Girl Scout with advice from some of the greatest scientists in world. 

  • To learn more about the gene, hereditary hearing loss, pathogenic variants in TMPRSS3 at DFNB8/10 locus, and cochlear implants go to TMPRSS3 Overview.

  • To read over 100 studies on TMPRSS3 and review a variety of research trends, go to Existing Research.

  • To connect with the research pioneers and those advancing the gene field today, go to Researchers.

  • To understand more about genetic testing for hearing loss, the centers and labs specializing in hearing loss testing, costs, gene therapy companies and the latest news, go to Genetic Testing.

  • To help advance the research and participate in future research studies, go to Participate in Research.

  • To find information about this project, the committee and Girl Scout Gold Awards go to About the Project

At the bottom of every page there is a Contact Us button. If you have any questions free to use this. You can also see the Participate in Research page to see how you can be a part of ground-breaking research.

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