VP Shunt, 3rd place winner of Hacking Pediatrics- Technology to invest in early! »

21 Oct, 2013
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Babek Movassaghi, PhD, MBA candidate at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Christopher Lee, PhD student at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, formed Team VPShunt.  These innovative guys saw a great idea and dove into it.  Though they placed third at the Boston Children's Hospital Hacking Pediatrics, this is going to be the…

Team RightByte, 1st place winner at Hacking Pediatrics- Start-up to watch! »

20 Oct, 2013
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Today, at Boston Children's Hospital's first ever Hacking Pediatrics, RightByte took first place.  This team was led by Elizabeth Hait, MD, MPH and Tara McCarthy, MS, RD, LDN.  Dr. Elizabeth Hait is an Attending Physicians and Instructor of Pediatrics in the Gastroenterology Nutrition department at Boston Children's Hospital.  Tara McCarthy is a Clinical Nutrition Specialist also in the Gastroenterology…

Boston Children’s Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon Winners-RightByte takes first! »

20 Oct, 2013
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Today was an exciting culmination of months of hard work for the Hacking Pediatrics and MIT Hacking Medicine.  Over the course of a weekend, physicians, nurses, clinicians, dietitians, entrepreneurs, business people, engineers, and coders were all thrown together to make pediatric medicine better.  It was exciting and exhausting.  But creative and effective solutions were born. Naomi…

Partners HealthCare Connected Health Symposium 2013: Preview and Interview with Joseph Kvedar, MD »

17 Oct, 2013
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Discussion with Dr. Joseph Kvedar about next week’s Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium scheduled for October 24-25, 2013 Yesterdy, Jennifer and I had the pleasure of speaking to Dr. Joseph Kvedar, the Founder and Director of the Center for Connected Health at Partners HealthCare. We discussed the upcoming Connected Health Symposium happening in Boston October…
Hacking Cancer- Finals, Dr. Catherine Klapperich

Hacking Cancer- Finals, Dr. Catherine Klapperich »

5 Oct, 2013
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At the end of the day, Dr. Catherine Klapperich, Director of the Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care, a Kern Innovation Faculty Fellow, an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director of the Laboratory for Diagnostics and Global Healthcare Technologies, and a member of the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Boston University, sat down…
Cancer Care Hackathon- About with Lena Liu, biomedical engineer wonder!

Cancer Care Hackathon- About with Lena Liu, biomedical engineer wonder! »

5 Oct, 2013
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This is the first hackathon hosted by the Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care.  The Center is about one year old and was created by a National Institute of Health grant called the Point-of-Care Technologies Research Network (POCTRN).  The director of the center is Catherine Klapperich, PhD. At only 22-years-old, Lena Liu is the…
Rajan Dewar, MD, PhD- Hematopathologist extraordinaire encourages innovation!

Rajan Dewar, MD, PhD- Hematopathologist extraordinaire encourages innovation! »

5 Oct, 2013
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Rajan Dewar, MD, PhD, Medical Director of Automated Hematology Laboratory  BIDMC and Medical Director of Molecular Pathology, gave the keynote address celebrating innovation and encouraging scientists and clinicians to be a part of innovation today.   Rajan Dewar, MD, PhD, is a board-certified hematopathologist, director of automated hematology, clinical faculty member and an Instructor of…

Create to Innovate for Cancer Care Hackathon hosted by Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care at Boston University: Live Blog! »

5 Oct, 2013
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Coverage: This blog will post a progressive description of the hackathon as it evolves! What: Create to Innovate for Cancer Care is a hack-a-thon hosted by Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care at Boston University.  It is focused on developing innovative new technologies to solve diagnostic issues related to cancer care. This specific event will…

Local Cambridge company Nanobiosym Health RADAR takes Nokia Sensing XChallenge Grand Prize »

3 Oct, 2013
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Congratulations to my great Mississippi high school friends, Lisa and Anita Goel.  Their company, Nanobiosym, won the prestigious and rigorous Nokia Sensing XChallenge, for which the team received $525,000. Team Nanobiosym Health RADAR Anita and Lisa and their Team at Nanobiosym are shining examples of what scientist entrepreneurs can do! Dr.…
Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon – Dr. Michael Docktor

Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon – Dr. Michael Docktor »

1 Oct, 2013
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Dr. Michael Docktor (yes, his name is Dr. Docktor), age 35, sits down with us to talk about the 2013 Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon. Dr. Docktor is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, the Director of Clinical Mobile Solutions, and the physician lead of the Hacking Pediatrics Executive Team. This will be Boston Children’s Hospital first ever hackathon…

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