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2017 Pediatric Medical Device Prize Winners

$250K awarded to six winners presenting innovative pediatric medical devices

Six companies presenting innovative medical device solutions that address significant unmet needs in pediatric health were awarded a total of $250,000 in grant money yesterday in San Jose, Calif. at the Fifth Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium, organized by the Sheikh Zayed Institute.

Finalists selected for $250K pediatric medical device competition

Twelve finalists have been selected to pitch their pediatric medical device innovation during the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation competition at the Fifth Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium. Hosted by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System, the Symposium will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 in San Jose, Calif.

New published study shows incisionless surgery with MR-HIFU highly effective in destroying painful bone tumors

Doctors from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation have completed a clinical trial that demonstrates how osteoid osteoma, a benign but painful bone tumor that commonly occurs in children and young adults, can be safely and successfully treated using an incisionless surgery method called magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (MR-HIFU).