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Bringing Hope to Children through Medical Device Innovation

Born out of necessity and passion, Brad Slaker is leading a team of volunteers in the development of pediatric medical devices for the unmet clinical needs of children. In this interview, Brad unfolds the inspiring story of DesignWise Medical. INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS WITH BRAD SLAKER: An inspiring story of how a young patient suffering from a […]


Pediatric medical device group launches in Cleveland to spur development of children’s products

Tim Moran still remembers hearing his prematurely born daughter scream when an adult-sized cannula was inserted in her mouth and taped to her face to deliver oxygen. Several years later, Moran has started PediaWorks, a not-for-profit organization that will work with medical professionals to develop pediatric medical devices, spinning off for-profit companies to commercialize those devices.