James Castracane

James Castracane

James Castracane, PhD, is professor and head of the Nanobioscience Constellation at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, New York.

Diverse photo of people with Tinnitus

Background and Theory of a Nanotheranostics Approach for Treating Tinnitus

Tinnitus—defined as the perception of sound in the absence of overt acoustic stimulation—is an enigmatic condition that challenges the treatment acumen and management resources of hearing professionals worldwide. The condition represents a theraputic conundrum for clinicians because there is no universal treatment and no known cure. 

Topic(s): Tinnitus, nanotheranostics, Diagnostics, therapeutic