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April’s World Medical Innovation Forum brought nearly 1000 top leaders together and will reconvene every spring focusing on one key clinical area. “We need a clear, cohesive vision of how to link the fruits of innovation with the patients who should no longer have to suffer through painful lives or fear a premature death. We…

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A look into two of Innovation's Discovery Grant Profiles. Novel Treatments for Kidney Diseases Joseph Bonventre, MD, PhD BWH, RENAL Acute Kidney Injury is characterized by a rapid decline in kidney function and can be triggered by a number of insults. While AKI may resolve on its own or with care, the sequelae can include…

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Meet our 2014 Innovation Development Grant Winners, with a special focus on Nonsurgical Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes. Nonsurgical Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Ali Tavakkoli, MD, BWH, Gastrointestinal and General Surgery Type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) affects more than 11% of the US adult population with 35% of US adults having pre-diabetic symptoms- incidence continues…

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Low Field Magnetic Stimulation, Early Urine Biomarkers of Kidney Inflammation, and Portable Magnetic Resonance Lung Density Monitor (MR-LDM) for ICU. Focus on Innovation Development Grant Awards Low Field Magnetic Stimulation Michael Rohan, PhD McLean Hospital, Imaging Center Low Field Magnetic Stimulation is a potential new treatment for depression, and has been observed to produce immediate…

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