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Round 1 winners will present their pediatric device projects to a panel of expert reviewers who will provide feedback and final evaluation.
Atlanta-based consortium on leading edge of pediatric device development.
GCMI and APDC partnering on MedTech Innovation Series 2014
New monitored hand sanitizing system making its way to hospitals.
developed in the Georgia Tech/Emory lab of Wilbur Lam, assistant professor
The development of surgical tools and medical devices designed for children lags a decade behind device development for adults.
Kids have been fidgeting nervously at doctors' offices since the needle was invented, but it took one mother with a background in pain research and a wailing son to find a solution for needle phobia.
Imagine not being able to touch a touch-screen device.
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Eight pediatric device projects received awards ranging from $2,500 to $50,000
Soon parents may be able to skip the doctor’s visit and receive a diagnosis at home
APDC selects 8 semifinalists for Round 2 of the Pediatric Device Competition
A webinar concerning the regulatory landscape for mobile apps
CellScope says it could happen within a year
Wilbur Lam, MD, PhD, has earned a Faculty Early Career Development award from the NSF
Two Georgia companies will each receive up to $50,000 in convertible notes
Icon hopes to launch a U.S. clinical trial by year-end
A showcase of pediatric research projects from the Atlanta community
The Pediatric Medical Device Safety and Improvement Act includes important incentives that promote the development of medical devices for children
The Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) officially opened its doors on April 18, 2012
HomeLab will help companies evaluate in-home use of emerging health technologies
Come learn about the new Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium and/or participate in the competition
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded the Georgia Institute of Technology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University and Saint Joseph’s Translational Research Institute (SJTRI) a two-year, $1.8 million grant to foster the development of medical devices focused on the special needs of children.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the awards of three grants to boost the development and availability of medical devices for children.
Researchers in the Atlanta-based Center for Pediatric Healthcare Technology Innovation are developing imaging techniques designed to predict whether a child's skull bones are likely to grow back together too quickly after surgery.

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