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Seizure-detecting wristwatch moves forward: Embrace

This Thanksgiving week, as Epilepsy Awareness month closes out, we’re gratified to see an innovation tested here at Boston Children’s—a wearable device for patients with epilepsy—move toward commercial development. Called Embrace, it’s like a “smoke alarm” for unwitnessed seizures that could potentially prevent tragic cases of sudden, unexpected death from epilepsy (SUDEP): The Bluetooth-enabled, sensor-loaded […]

Hacking our way to vaccine compliance: The birth of WhatVax

Eva Gómez, RN-BC, MSN, CPN, is a staff development specialist in Clinical Education and Informatics 
at Boston Children’s Hospital. She and Tami Chase, RN, nurse manager at Martha Eliot Health Center, received the Springboard Prize from Boston Children’s Innovation Acceleration Program at last month’s Hacking Pediatrics. For months, my colleague Tami Chase and I had […]

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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 Children’s Hospital Boston into lifesaving biomedical products, devices and procedures for the public benefit.

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Dr. Martha Murray interviewed for her work on ACL repairs

In an interview with The Boston Globe, Dr. Martha Murray (Orthopaedics), discusses the progress she has made on developing a sponge scaffold for the repair of ACLs that is about to begin human trials.

Boston Children's long-lasting anesthesia is highlighted in the Boston Globe

In a feature in the Boston Globe on ten upcoming medical breakthroughs coming from the Longwood Medical Area, Drs. Chuck Berde and Daniel Kohane of Boston Children's are highlighted for their work on neosaxitoxin.

Kahlil Mitchell, TIDO licensing manager, interviewed at 2014 Pediatric Innovation Summit

Kahlil Mitchell shares his thoughts on what innovation means to him, and the value of the Global Pediatric Innovation Summit.

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