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Tojo Meier, PhD

Tojo Meier is the Product Manager of Surgical Portfolio at Advanced Bionics. He has a master’s degree in bio-engineering and bio-technology from the Swiss Institute of Technology in Lausanne and a PhD in biomedical engineering from the Swiss Institute of Technology in Zürich. Prior to joining AB, he worked for many years in research and development and brought several innovations to market in medical implant technology, especially in regenerative medicine. He has published scientific publications and holds several patents in the field. Born in Madagascar and raised in France, he currently lives in Zürich, Switzerland with his wife, daughter, and dog. He likes outdoor adventures, new technologies, and detective novels.

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How Innovations in Cochlear Implant Technology Come to Life

Thu, 23 Jun 2022  by  Tojo Meier

A cochlear implant (CI) system is a hearing device designed for children and adults with severe or profound hearing loss. It consists of an external part worn on the ear, and an internal part implanted through a surgical procedure. Together, these parts help an individual hear by bypassing their damaged inner ear and stimulating the hearing nerve with tiny pulses of electrical current.