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What we’ve been reading: Week of May 18, 2015

From cancer to feet: the power of Twitter in healthcare (MedCity News) Why does Twitter care about the healthcare industry? Craig Hashi, one of two Twitter engineers dedicated to healthcare, details the opportunities. MIT’s implantable device could help docs determine best cancer medicine (Boston Business Journal) Removing the trial and error associated with cancer drug...

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Clinicians and social media: Finding the right relationship

I remember the day about 15 years ago when my doctor tentatively gave me his email address, telling me he trusted that I wouldn’t abuse it. (For the record, I’ve used that address maybe five times.) Fast forward to today, where doctors and nurses are frequently on social media the same as the rest of...

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The mission of the Technology and Innovation Development Office (TIDO) is to translate the excellence of the laboratory research and clinical care at Boston Children’s Hospital into lifesaving biomedical products, devices and procedures for the public benefit.

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Pfizer CTI/Boston Funding Opportunity: Pre-proposals due June 12

Pfizer CTI has launched a new call for translational proposals for both biotherapeutic and small molecule targets. Meetings with investigators will take place on May 19. Non-confidential pre-proposals are due to TIDO on June 12, 2015.

New FAQ on Academic-Industry Partnerships

As part of our “Establishing Academic/Industry Partnerships” panel event held on May 5, TIDO produced an FAQ on academic-industry partnerships that explains the spectrum of relationships, the benefits of working with indsutry and how these relationships develop.

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