Ignite Event Delivers Live Insights on Working with Industry

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Photo, left to right: Glenn Miller, Strategic Innovation Leader; Erin McKenna, Program Director, Brigham Ignite; and panelists Joseph Smith, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, BD; Christine Jost, PhD, Director, External Research, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research; and Julie DiPaolo, Senior Director, External Scientific Innovation, Immunology Lead, Johnson & Johnson   Innovators and innovators-to-be attended Brigham…

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‘Barriers to Innovation’ Survey Shows Improvement in Underrepresented Faculty’s Perception as Innovators

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Findings inform educational programs like CILP, next slated for May 15   Progress is being made in boosting the number of underrepresented groups that consider themselves as innovators, based on the latest survey results from the Mass General Brigham Innovator Community Expansion Initiative. Conducted in September, the survey set out for a second time to…

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Finding a Safer Way to Draw Pediatric Blood Led This Nurse to Innovate

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The Blood Shield Transfer device allows safe transfer of pediatric blood to microcontainers and blood gas syringes   As a member of the Mass General Hospital’s Biothreats Response Team, Kimberly Whalen, RN, MS, CCRN is steadfast in applying safety protocols at work, especially when it comes to drawing blood and transferring it from syringes into…

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