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News Notes: Pediatric science roundup

A quick look at recent research Vector finds noteworthy. Tracking infants’ microbiomes Microbiome studies are blooming as rapidly as bacteria in an immunocompromised host. But few studies have been done in children, whose microbiomes are actively forming and vulnerable to outside influences. Two studies in Science Translational Medicine on June 15 tracked infants’ gut microbiomes...

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Faja lab focuses on biomarkers and executive functioning in autism

What makes children with autism tick, and how can we help them function better socially? That’s the focus of research in the lab Susan Faja, PhD, at Boston Children’s Hospital. The GAMES project seeks to build social skills in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by building cognitive skills, specifically executive functioning. Through computer games...

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Fiscal Year 2015 was a year of growth at TIDO. Boston Children’s executed 48 licenses, a 42 percent increase over the prior year, while the total number of executed industry research and license agreements reached 91, an increase of 17 percent over the prior year. The report highlights selected agreements, Technology Development Fund award winners, and some of our technologies available for licensing.

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