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Medicine meets theater: Pediatrics training, parent practice, device innovation ‘on location’

Pediatric medicine just took a step for the better in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area with a new, expanded pediatric Simulation (SIM) Center — a dedicated space where doctors, nurses and other staff can rehearse tough medical situations or practice tricky or rare procedures in a clinical setting that looks and feels real. But clinicians aren’t...

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Microbiome therapeutics: 6 takeaways from a MassBio panel

Seeing the surprising success of “poop pills” in gastrointestinal C. difficile infection, pharma companies and startups are embracing the microbiome as a new therapeutic target for an astonishing range of maladies. To learn what pioneering companies in the space are thinking about the hope and the hype, Vector recently attended a panel on microbiome therapeutics...

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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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Industry Panel: The Transforming Diagnostics Landscape—Opportunities & Challenges

Tuesday, May 24 -- 4-5 pm -- CLS 12th floor conference room -- Refreshments to be served -- Join TIDO and a panel of diagnostic business and legal experts as we explore how new challenges in the diagnostics space are being handled, how companies are pivoting their business models to continue growth, and how these companies are partnering with academia to develop the next generation of important diagnostic tests.

B-BIC Pitch Day at Boston Children's - May 5

B-BIC Pitch Day ---May 5, 10 am – noon, Karp Research Building, 4th Floor Atrium--- B-BIC, an NIH Center for Accelerated Innovation, offers grants, mentorship and commercialization services to researchers who have technologies (device, diagnostic, HIT and therapeutic solutions) in the areas of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders. During the B-BIC Pitch Day, investigators can have an informal 20-minute meeting with a B-BIC industry expert. A link to registration for this event is found within this announcement.

Spring Coffee Break with TIDO

Tuesday, January 12 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM | Boston Children’s Hospital, Enders Building in the lobby --- Come get to know the Technology and Innovation Development Office (TIDO) and have a cappuccino and cookie with us on Tuesday, January 12 from 3-5 pm in the Enders Lobby. Traveling barista Espresso Dave will be there. Grab a caffeinated beverage and check in with your licensing manager, or chat with members of our team about your ideas and how we can help develop them.

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