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Effective vaccination of newborns: Getting closer to the dream

  In many parts of the world, babies have just one chance to be vaccinated: when they’re born. Unfortunately, newborns’ young immune systems don’t respond well to most vaccines. That’s why, in the U.S., most immunizations start at two months of age. Currently, only BCG, polio vaccine and hepatitis B vaccines work in newborns, and...

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Designing from the bottom up: Guiding healthcare stakeholders through ideation

At a recent event, Michelle Domey, mother of a child with special health care needs, found herself sharing her experience with a design expert, describing recent telehealth appointments at Boston Children’s Hospital. “My son feels like he’s having a private appointment, even though I’m sitting next to him, and his doctor is miles away,” she...

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B-BIC Fast Pitch For Funding - April 27, 10 am – noon - Karp Research Building, 4th Floor Atrium - Fast Pitch for Funding is an event hosted by the Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC) and TIDO, that provides you the opportunity to pitch a team of experts on your research. You will receive immediate feedback with the opportunity to apply for our grant programs which can provide up to $350,000 per project, business coaching, and project management.

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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