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Hold me, turn me: 3D printed models help doctors rehearse tricky cerebrovascular procedures

Four children with life-threatening malformations of blood vessels in the brain appear to be the first to benefit from 3D printing of their anatomy before undergoing high-risk corrective procedures. The children, ranging from 2 months to 16 years old, all posed particular treatment challenges: cerebrovascular disease often entails complex tangles of vessels in sensitive brain...

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When your child isn’t just rare, but probably one of a kind

Hillary Savoie, PhD, founder and director of The Cute Syndrome Foundation, is author of Around And Into The Unknown, chronicling her family’s journey to find a diagnosis for Esmé, and Whoosh, about coming to terms with Esmé’s early medical complications. I think my daughter Esmé is extraordinarily unique—from her tiny pudgy feet that she likes...

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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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The new IP Policy allows for researchers to independently generate and complete certain outbound academic MTAs if specific criteria are met. In addition, we have implemented a new form for initiating inbound MTAs. Please click the link above for instructions and to download the forms.

Many of our BCH faculty have raised questions and comments about the New IP Policy that brought to our attention areas of that could benefit from clarification. In response to these questions, we have published a Guidance document, along with a set of FAQs to provide answers to the specific questions we received, as well as offer general guidance. Click the above link to be directed to the new documents.

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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