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Clinical simulation training goes to the dogs

Boston Children’s Hospital’s fast-growing Simulator Program, SIMPeds, creates medical scenarios for clinical teams to practice challenging procedures and situations in a risk-free environment. Now serving 27 departments and divisions at the hospital, SIMPeds’ customized simulations prepare clinicians for everything from a Code Blue to complex surgery to breaking difficult news to parents. At the Simulation Center...

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Do children with Down syndrome need modified chemo for leukemia? No, says study

Clinicians have long known that children with Down syndrome carry an elevated risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common pediatric cancer. Research consistently shows that children with Down syndrome are more likely to suffer complications from chemotherapy. At the same time, some studies have suggested that children with Down syndrome and ALL...

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Letters of Intent (LOI) are due on Feb. 8, 2017. To learn more about TDF, please join us for an informational lunch seminar on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 12 - 1 pm in the Karp 7 Conference room. Pizza will be provided, so please RSVP to technoogy.development@childrens.harvard.edu.

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.

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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