Genome editing: A CRISPR way to correct disease
Technology sometimes unfolds at a slow, measured pace and sometimes at lightning speed. Right now, we are witnessing what is arguably one of the fastest moving fields in biomedical science: a form of genome editing aptly known as CRISPR. CRISPR allows researchers to make very precise—some would say crisp—changes to the genomes of human cells [Read More]
6 ways to stifle a culture of innovation
Bruce Zetter, PhD, is the Charles Nowiszewski Professor of Cancer Biology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and a member of Boston Children’s Vascular Biology program. He has made significant contributions to cancer research and worked as Chief Scientific Officer at Boston Children’s Hospital. A frequent advisor to biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, Zetter [Read More]
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Join us at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014
Boston Children’s Hospital’s Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014, October 30 + 31, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, provides an engaging forum to build partnerships, accelerate innovations and help reshape the future of pediatric medicine. Join innovators, thought leaders, investors and more from across the globe to examine clinical, informatics and business opportunities in pediatric innovation.
Surgical Sam, a beating-heart mannequin, takes the stage
We often see medical magic in Hollywood, but it’s not often we see Hollywood magic brought into medicine. Now, Boston Children’s Hospital’s Simulator Program and special-effects collaborators at The Chamberlain Group (TCG) have done just that.