Vector Blog

Single-shot protection? Building a better hepatitis B vaccine for newborns

The hepatitis B vaccine is one of only three vaccines that are routinely given to newborns in the first days of life. But the current hepatitis B vaccine has limitations: multiple “booster” doses are needed, and it can’t be given to premature babies weighing less than 2 kg. Annette Scheid, MD, a neonatologist at Brigham...

The post Single-shot protection? Building a better hepatitis B vaccine for newborns appeared first on Vector.

Deconstructing neuropathic pain: Could it give clues to better drugs?

Neuropathic pain is chronic pain originating through some malfunction of the nervous system, often triggered by an injury. It causes hypersensitivity to innocuous stimuli and is often extremely debilitating. It doesn’t respond to existing painkillers — even opioids can’t reach it well. New research in a mouse model, described last week in Cell Reports, deconstructed...

The post Deconstructing neuropathic pain: Could it give clues to better drugs? appeared first on Vector.

Who We are

The mission of the Technology and Innovation Development Office (TIDO) to maximize the impact of Boston Children’s innovations on patient health while enhancing the research endeavor.

News and Events

IP basics with Wolf Greenfield

From the Research Lab to the Marketplace: Intellectual Property Basics for Boston Children’s Hospital Join attorneys from Wolf Greenfield to learn the fundamentals of IP and discuss best practices for transferring your research from the lab to the marketplace.

Technology Development Fund 2018 Applications now open

The Boston Children’s Technology Development Fund is pleased to launch its 10th funding cycle on January 16, 2018! Letters of Intent (LOI) are due to Technology.Development@childrens.harvard.edu on Feb. 12, 2018.

TIDO is proud to announce the release of our new Inventor’s Guide. The booklet details the commercialization process at Boston Children’s, how to work with TIDO to give your invention the best possibility for success, and answers to frequently asked questions we encounter.

@ChildrensTIDO on Twitter

Connect with us

youtube

Terms and Conditions children's hospital
Site Designed and Developed by Genuine