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Could fecal transplants heal Crohn’s and colitis in children? Two trials are set to find out

Could an exciting potential treatment for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) be found in the gastrointestinal tract itself? That’s the theory behind a pair of new studies by Stacy A. Kahn, MD, which will investigate the potential role of fecal microbial transplant (FMT) in the treatment of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in children. In IBD,...

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Two resilient dogs point to new targets for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Two golden retrievers that had the genetic mutation for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), yet remained healthy, have offered up yet another lead for treating this muscle-wasting disorder. For several years, Natássia Vieira, PhD, of the University of São Paolo, also a fellow in the Boston Children’s Hospital lab of Louis Kunkel, PhD, has been studying a Brazilian...

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The mission of the Technology and Innovation Development Office (TIDO) to maximize the impact of Boston Children’s innovations on patient health while enhancing the research endeavor.

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TIDO, the Manton Center, and MassBio will co-host a Boston Children’s Rare Disease Networking Event on May 25th from 4:30 – 7:00 pm at MassBio Headquarters in Cambridge. This event will showcase Children’s research in rare diseases and discuss advancing new therapy development through industry-academic collaborations. The program will include an academic-industry panel featuring our CSO David Williams, MD, Manton Center Director Alan Beggs, PhD, Philip Reilly, MD, JD, of Third Rock Ventures, and Alvin Shih, MD, of Enzyvant. In addition, there will be short research talks by Boston Children’s researchers and networking sessions with posters. Register to attend by clicking the above title.

TIDO is proud to announce the release of our new Inventor’s Guide. The booklet details the commercialization process at Boston Children’s, how to work with TIDO to give your invention the best possibility for success, and answers to frequently asked questions we encounter.

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.

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