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In search of young medical geneticists

Nina Gold, MD, is Chief Resident of Medical Genetics at Boston Children’s Hospital. During a quiet stretch of my final year in medical school, I read Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories. A master observer, the detective found secrets in wrinkles of clothes, tints of hair, scents of perfume, never satisfied until the truth...

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Pediatric devices wanted: Boston Children’s Hospital and the Boston Pediatric Device Consortium launch $250,000 challenge

There’s generally little incentive for industry to develop medical devices for children: The pediatric market is small (most children are healthy) and clinical trials are harder to do in children. “Innovation in medical devices with the potential to improve the health of children and adolescents continues to lag in comparison to those for adults,” says...

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TIDO is proud to announce the release of our new Inventor’s Guide. The booklet details the commercialization process at Boston Children’s, how to work with TIDO to give your invention the best possibility for success, and answers to frequently asked questions we encounter.

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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