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Seizure-detecting wristband could prevent sudden death from epilepsy

“My biggest fear is that if I am not there to help him, when I wake him up he will be dead from seizures.” That mother’s fear has a sound basis. The risk for sudden death from epilepsy, or SUDEP, is as high as 1 in 100 in the sickest children with epilepsy, says Tobias […]

Quality assurance for genome editing

Labs the world over are jumping onto the gene editing bandwagon (and into the inevitable patent arguments). And it’s hard to blame them. As these technologies have evolved over the last two decades starting with the zinc finger nucleases (ZFNs), followed by transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs) and CRISPR—they’ve become ever more powerful and easier to […]

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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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Dr. Martha Murray interviewed for her work on ACL repairs

In an interview with The Boston Globe, Dr. Martha Murray (Orthopaedics), discusses the progress she has made on developing a sponge scaffold for the repair of ACLs that is about to begin human trials.

Boston Children's long-lasting anesthesia is highlighted in the Boston Globe

In a feature in the Boston Globe on ten upcoming medical breakthroughs coming from the Longwood Medical Area, Drs. Chuck Berde and Daniel Kohane of Boston Children's are highlighted for their work on neosaxitoxin.

Kahlil Mitchell, TIDO licensing manager, interviewed at 2014 Pediatric Innovation Summit

Kahlil Mitchell shares his thoughts on what innovation means to him, and the value of the Global Pediatric Innovation Summit.

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