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Amblyopia detection: A long climb to market for the Pediatric Vision Scanner

David Hunter, MD, PhD, ophthalmologist-in-chief at Boston Children’s Hospital, is also developer of StrabisPix and BabySee. The Pediatric Vision Scanner received FDA marketing clearance last month. As a pediatric ophthalmologist, I do my best to assure that every young patient I examine will have a lifetime of perfect sight. The condition that I battle most...

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Another use for mTOR inhibitors: Preserving vanishing bones in Gorham-Stout syndrome

The mTOR pathway is fundamental to nearly every cell in the body. It drives processes related to cell growth, protein production and metabolism, influencing everything from neurocognition to tumor growth. Because of this broad role, indications for drugs targeting the mTOR pathway are also remarkably broad. Alexander Malloy, 14, is one of the first patients...

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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.

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