Project Details


According to the literature, type1- and type2-diabetes negatively impact on the auditory and vestibular organs of the inner ear. Although several theories have been proposed, the exact underlying mechanisms responsible for diabetes-induced damage remain uncertain. Our hypothesis is that the inner ear is a direct target for insulin action and thus that inner ear insulin resistance could contribute to inner ear dysfunction in diabetes.
Effective start/end date2020/01/01 → …


  • Diabetesfonden - Stiftelsen Svenska Diabetesförbundets Forskningsfond
  • Diabetes Wellness Network Sweden, Insamlingsstiftelsen
  • Dir Albert Påhlssons stiftelse för forskning och välgörenhet
  • Novo Nordisk Foundation
  • Swedish Research Council

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

UKÄ subject classification

  • Endocrinology and Diabetes