Relive all the excitement and insights from the 2015 Boston Children’s Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards at the Seaport World Trade Center.


CEO Address: Sandra Fenwick
Sandra L. Fenwick, president and CEO of Boston Children’s Hospital, gives her welcome address at the 2015 Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards. Watch now »

One-on-One Interview with Martine Rothblatt
WBUR’s Jane Clayson sits down with Dr. Martine Rothblatt, founder, chairman and co-CEO of United Therapeutics Corporation and the former chairman and CEO of SIRIUS XM. Watch now »

CLARITY Undiagnosed Results
CLARITY Undiagnosed brings international, crowd-sourced genomic interpretation to five families who have undiagnosed disease.
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Systems Medicine + Proactive P4 Medicine: Transforming Healthcare Through Wellness – A Personal View
Leroy Hood, MD, PhD, President and Co-Founder at the Institute for Systems Biology. Watch now »


Panel Discussions

The Future of Pediatric Precision Medicine
Researchers, industry leaders, and a citizen scientist discuss how tools like stem cells, gene markers, and 3-D imaging will shape the future of precision medicine. Watch now »

Patient Engagement in a Big Data World
Outcomes. Ethical issues. Emerging technologies. Changing roles for physicians and patients. The issues surrounding big data are numerous and complex. Watch now »


Cancer Genomics + Care
Gene therapy, gene sequencing and immune-oncology all promise to transform pediatric care. This panel delves into technology, the evolution of treatment, and pain points associated with cancer genomics. Watch now »


IBM Watson Health + Medtronic
The Boston Globe’s Scott Kirsner sits down for an in-depth look at how a new partnership between IBM Watson Health and Medtronic could influence precision medicine. Watch now »


Discovery Roundup

Transforming Pain Relief + Recovery After Surgery
Charles Berde, MD, PhD, Division Chief, Pain Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital
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ACL Surgery – Is There a Better Way?
Martha Murray, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Boston Children’s Hospital
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How Immune Cells Sculpt the Developing Brain
Beth Stevens, PhD, Assistant Professor, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children’s Hospital
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Non-Coding RNA Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Timothy J. Triche, MD, PhD,
Department of Pathology + Laboratory Medicine, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
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Ignite Talks Competition

Doug Vincent, President and CEO at DesignMentor, Inc. presents Ventriflo, his design for a life support mechanism that simulates the natural pulsating rhythm of the heart. Watch now »

Sara Jandeska, MD, a pediatric nephrologist at Rush Children’s Hospital in Chicago, pitches a low-cost solution to bring home peritoneal dialysis to children in countries that lack the infrastructure needed to provide dialysis fluid. Watch now »

Raj Shekhar, MD presents his plan for a mobile phone app that can help primary care doctors identify benign Still’s murmurs and avoid thousands of unnecessary cardiology referrals every year. Watch now »

Brian McAlvin, MD, a critical care intensivist at Boston Children’s Hospital, introduces the audience to a technology called an Antibody Modified Conduit (AMC). By filtering inflammatory molecules from the circulation, AMCs can cure SIRS, the underlying mechanism for a variety of diseases including sepsis. Watch now »

David Roberson, a PhD candidate in the Woolf Lab, Boston Children’s Hospital describes his automated, image-based technology for assessing pain and neurological function in rodent models. A lack of good methods for assessing rodents has limited the advance of drugs targeting the central nervous system. Watch now »