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What we’ve been reading: Week of May 25, 2015

The White House draws the line against CRISPR/Cas9-designed embryos (FierceBiotechResearch) Responding to Chinese scientists’ attempt to use CRISPR gene editing technology to edit human embryos, the White House spoke up, saying, “altering the human germline for clinical purposes is a line that should not be crossed at this time.” Smartphones put medical diagnostics in your...

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The diagnostic odyssey: Parents shed light on their experience

Nikkola Carmichael, MS, CGC, is a parent and a genetic counselor in the adult genetics clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her research was conducted as part of her master’s degree in genetic counseling in conjunction with colleagues at Boston Children’s Hospital. When a parent or provider first becomes concerned about a child’s development, a...

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The mission of the Technology and Innovation Development Office (TIDO) is to translate the excellence of the laboratory research and clinical care at Boston Children’s Hospital into lifesaving biomedical products, devices and procedures for the public benefit.

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Pfizer CTI/Boston Funding Opportunity: Pre-proposals due June 12

Pfizer CTI has launched a new call for translational proposals for both biotherapeutic and small molecule targets. Meetings with investigators will take place on May 19. Non-confidential pre-proposals are due to TIDO on June 12, 2015.

New FAQ on Academic-Industry Partnerships

As part of our “Establishing Academic/Industry Partnerships” panel event held on May 5, TIDO produced an FAQ on academic-industry partnerships that explains the spectrum of relationships, the benefits of working with indsutry and how these relationships develop.

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