The 7th International Conference on Hyperacusis and Misophonia


Sunday, 15 September 2024, World Hearing Center, Kajetany
08:00 – 09:00Posters are available for viewing
SOUND OFF Art Competition artworks are available for viewing
09:00 – 10:40Workshop 1
Demonstration surgeries otology
Prof. H. Skarżyński & Prof. P.H. Skarżyński, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Warsaw, Poland
10:40 – 11:00Break 
11:00 – 11:50Satellite Symposium
11:50 – 12:00Break 
12:00 – 13:30Workshop 2
Using the Duke Misophonia Questionnaire and Duke Misophonia Interview in Evidence-based Treatment Planning for Adults
Dr. Zachary Rosenthal, Duke University Medical Center, Duke University, Durham, USA
13:30 – 14:30Lunch during lunch, the artworks that won the SOUND OFF Art Competition will be presented in the Atrium hallAtrium
Hotel Park Kajetany
14:30 – 16:00Workshop 3
4C Hyperacusis/Misophonia Management Questionnaires:
A method to enhance patient’s readiness for therapy  

Dr. Hashir Aazh, Hashir International Specialist Clinics & Research Institute for Misophonia, Tinnitus and Hyperacusis, London, UK
16:00 – 16:15Break 
16:15 – 17:45Workshop 4
Differential Diagnosis Between Misophonia and Mental Health Disorders
Dr. Jaelline Jaffe, Private Practice, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA
18:00 – 21:00Official Opening  ICHM7, IEB Workshop, UCHO
‘Friends Forever’ Ceremony

Networking Meeting at the ‘Pod Slimakiem’ Restaurant
WHC Foyer
Monday, 16 September 2024, Hilton Warsaw City
08:30 – 09:30Session president & secretary: Danuta Raj-Koziak & Aleksandra Kołodziejak

[08:30 – 08:50] Relationship between hyperacusis and anxiety in men and women with tinnitus, Elżbieta Gos, World Hearing Center, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Warsaw/Kajetany, Poland

[08:50 – 09:10] Quality of sexual life in individuals with misophonia and their partners, Oleg Banyra, Department of Urology, St. Paraskeva Medical Centre, Lviv, Ukraine

[09:10-09:30] Evaluation of Hearing in Noise Performance in Patients with Misophonia: Preliminary Results, Nazife Öztürk Özdeş, Ankara University, Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Audiology and Speech Disorders, Ankara, Turkey
09:30 – 09:40Break
09:40 – 11:10Round Table (joint session with the IEB Workshop)
Selected Problems of the Inner Ear Physiology and Pathology

Moderator: Prof. P.H. Skarżyński  
Warsaw Hall
11:10 – 11:30Coffee break
11:30 – 13:30Session president & secretary: Hashir Aazh & Izabela Sarnicka

[11:30-12:00] Hyperacusis in Fragile X model of Autism and Chronic Stress-Induced Hyperacusis
Prof. Richard Salvi, Center for Hearing and Deafness, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, USA

[12:00-12:30] Exploring the Neurochemical and Psychophysiological Basis of Misophonia and Hyperacusis
Prof. Jamie Ward, School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

[12:30- 13:00] Loudness hyperacusis: Mechanisms of loudness perception and their breakdown
Prof.  Brian C.J. Moore, Cambridge Hearing Group, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK [13:00-13:20] Exploring Hyperacusis Through Art: A Journey of Connection and Understanding, India Lawton, Department of Art and Music, Solent University, Southampton, UK

[13:20-13:30] Q&A
13:30 – 14:30Lunch

Posters are available for viewing on interactive kiosks in Warsaw Hall

SOUND OFF winning artworks are available for viewing on interactive kiosks in Warsaw Hall
14:30 – 16:30Session president & secretary: Richard Salvi & Małgorzata Fludra

[14:30-14:55] Imaging Hyperacusis and Misophonia: Present and Future
Prof. Fatima T. Husain, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

[14:55-15:15] No time for triggers: Objective misophonic avoidance measurement using behavioural timing data, Nico Remmert, Department of Education and Psychology, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany

[15:15-15:35] Hyperacusis Questionnaire (Mini-HQ9), a valid short tool for use in a clinical tinnitus population, Prof. Gerhard Goebel, Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Center at the Neurozentrum-prien, Prien, Germany

[15:35-15:55] Audiologic Assessment in Misophonia, Dr. Julia Campbell, Central Sensory Processes Laboratory Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences University of Texas at Austin, USA

[15:55-16:25] Objective functional biomarkers to find druggable targets for tinnitus and hyperacusis, Prof.Marlies Knipper, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hearing Research Centre Tübingen, Molecular Physiology of Hearing, University of Tübingen, Germany [16:25-16:30] Q&A
16:30 – 17:00Coffee break
17:00 – 18:00Panel discussion
Physiological differences and similarities between hyperacusis and misophonia Moderators: Dr. Hashir Aazh and Prof. Brian Moore
Panel members: Prof. Marlies Knipper, Prof. Jamie Ward, Prof. Richard Salvi, Prof. Fatima T. Husain
18:00 – 19:00Departures of buses for Conference Dinner from Hilton Warsaw
19:30 – 23:00Conference Dinner
Hotel Park Kajetany
Tuesday, 17 September 2024, Hilton Warsaw City
08:00 – 09:30Session president & secretary: Jamie Ward & Małgorzata Pastucha

[08:00-08:20] Investigating Cognitive Reappraisal as a Treatment for Misophonia, Dr. Marta Siepsiak, Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

[08:20-08:40] Metacognitive Interpersonal Therapy for Misophonia: a single-case study, Dr. Eleonora Natalini, Tinnitus Center, Rome, Italy

[08:40-09:00] Combining psychoeducation, sound exposure and counselling in hyperacusis therapy, Sandrien Thieren, Department of Audiology, Pento Speech and Hearing Centers, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands

[09:00-09:20] Examining Cognitive, Emotional, Auditory, and Family Functioning in Children with Misophonia, Anna Turek, Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

[09:20-09:30] Q&A 
09:30 – 09:40Break 
09:40 – 11:20Session president & secretary: Brian Moore & Natalia Czajka

[09:40- 10:10] Making Sense of Treatment Research for Misophonia: An Overview and Call to the Field, Dr. M. Zachary Rosenthal, Duke University, USA

[10:10-10:30] The neurophysiological model for hyperacusis and misophonia, Prof. Pawel J. Jastreboff, Department of Otolaryngology Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA

[10:30 – 10:50] The Role of Family Dynamics in Misophonia: Proposed Topics for Formal Study, Dr. Jaelline Jaffe, Private Practice, Sherman Oaks, USA

[10:50-11:10] Diagnosis and treatment of misophonia and hyperacusis based on the neurophysiological model, Dr. Margaret M. Jastreboff, JHDF, Inc, Guilford, Connecticut, USA

[11:10-11:20] Q&A 
11:20 – 11:40Coffee break 
11:40 – 13:30Session president & secretary: Zachary Rosenthal & Rita Zdanowicz

[11:40-12:05] Noise sensitivity: Strategies for a systematic review, Prof.Karin Zimmer, Universität Vechta, Germany

[12:05-12:25] Measurements of sound sensitivity: lessons from the citizen science project, Dr. Laure Jacquemin, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium

[12:25-12:45] Hyperacusis and Misophonia in the ASD Population, Prof. Ali Danesh, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

[12:45-13:05] Hyperacusis and hearing rehabilitation in adults with cochlear implants (CI) – Case series, Dr. Maria Huber, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

[13:05-13:25] Hyperacusis questionnaire – a new tool for assessment hyperacusis in tinnitus patients, Prof. Danuta Raj-Koziak, World Hearing Center, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Warsaw/ Kajetany, Poland

[13:25-13:30] Q&A
13:30 – 14:30Lunch

Posters are available for viewing on interactive kiosks in Warsaw Hall

SOUND OFF winning artworks are available for viewing on interactive kiosks in Warsaw Hall
14:30 – 16:00Round Table (joint session with the IEB Workshop) title tbc. Moderators: Prof. P.H. Skarżyński and Prof. Milaine Dominici Sanfins Panel members: Dr. Lisiane Holdefer, Dr. Carina Bezerra Rocha, Dr. Fatima Alves Branco-BarreiroLightroom
16:00 – 16:20Coffee break 
16:20 – 17:20Panel discussion
Clinical management of hyperacusis and misophonia

Moderators: Dr. Hashir Aazh and Dr. Laure Jacquemin Panel members: Dr. Zachary Rosenthal, Prof. Ali Danesh, Dr. Margaret Jastreboff, Jaelline Jaffe