Innovators in pediatric care compete for grants

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2016 /Washington Post/ -- Since 2013, the consortium’s 51 grant-winners have raised an additional $19 million in capital. Previous years’ winners include Velano Vascular, which earlier this year received regulatory clearance for its needle-free blood-draw device, and Vittamed, which recently snagged $10 million in venture capital for a device that uses ultrasound technology to monitor children with traumatic brain injuries. (The current procedure requires drilling a hole in the skull and inserting a catheter into the brain.) Full Text: Washington Post