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Lack of drug testing in kids exposes them to off-label harm

Florence T. Bourgeois MD, MPH, is assistant professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School, faculty in the Computational Health Informatics Program, and Scientific Director of the Biobank for Health Discovery at Boston Children’s Hospital Every day, more than half of children seen in outpatient clinics are prescribed a medication that is not...

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Honoring rare disease ‘citizen scientists’

The global theme of this year’s Rare Disease Day (February 28) is research, and in keeping with that, we salute a very important group of people: citizen scientists. These can-do patients and family members are putting previously undiagnosed rare diseases on the map and driving the search for treatments. Citizen scientists play multiple roles: They...

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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.

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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