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Who is most at risk for PTSD after trauma? Lessons from the Boston Marathon bombings

Daniel Busso, MSc, is a doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a researcher in the Sheridan Laboratory at Boston Children’s Hospital. More than 60 percent of teenagers have experienced a traumatic event in their lifetime, but only a minority will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). For both researchers and clinicians, this [Read More]

Search for brain tumor biomarkers in urine strikes gold

A good biomarker is one whose levels go up or down as a patient’s disease worsens or wanes. A great biomarker also gives key insights into disease development. A really great biomarker does both of these things and also serves as a treatment target. With a protein called netrin-1, Edward Smith, MD, and Michael Klagsbrun, [Read More]

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Join us at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014

Boston Children’s Hospital’s Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014, October 30 + 31, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, provides an engaging forum to build partnerships, accelerate innovations and help reshape the future of pediatric medicine. Join innovators, thought leaders, investors and more from across the globe to examine clinical, informatics and business opportunities in pediatric innovation.

Surgical Sam, a beating-heart mannequin, takes the stage

We often see medical magic in Hollywood, but it’s not often we see Hollywood magic brought into medicine. Now, Boston Children’s Hospital’s Simulator Program and special-effects collaborators at The Chamberlain Group (TCG) have done just that.

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