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CareAline: A mother’s road to SXSW

Our daughter, Saoirse, was diagnosed with cancer when she was 11 months old. Her care, safety and comfort were our first priorities. When she had a PICC line and later a central line placed to infuse drugs and fluids, we saw a need for a better way to keep these lines safe and secure without...

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Six emerging trends in vaccine development

Vaccines to protect against infectious disease are the single most effective medical product, but developing new ones is a challenging and lengthy process, limiting their use in developing countries where they are most needed. Once a new vaccine is developed, it undergoes animal testing, which is time-consuming and does not necessarily reflect human immunity. “It...

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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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Due March 11! 2015 Technology Development Fund letters of Intent

The Technology Development Fund (TDF) invites all hospital employees with technologies that can be developed into products to apply for 2015 TDF funding.

Please join us on Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 2:30 - 4:00 PM in the Folkman Auditorium for a discussion on Boston Children’s Hospital’s new Intellectual Property (IP) Policy and how it affects you and the development of your innovations and research discoveries.

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