Promoting Collaboration to Improve Pediatric Care.
The Pediatric Device Innovators Forum is a recurring collaborative educational experience hosted by the FDA-supported pediatric device consortia and designed to connect and foster synergy among innovators across the technology development ecosystem interested in pediatric medical device development.
A COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE FDA & THE 5 PEDIATRIC DEVICE CONSORTIA
UPCOMING FORUM | 03.11.21
Each forum will focus on a different topic relevant to pediatric medical device innovators. Our upcoming forum is focused on pediatric cardiology; keep checking back with us for future forum topics!
Biomaterial Challenges in Pediatric Prosthetic Heart Valves Development
Hosted by the Pennsylvania Pediatric Medical Device Consortium
Thursday, March 11th, 2021 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm EST
Pediatric heart valve prostheses: Addressing unmet needs — Jonathan Chen, MD (Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, CHOP)
New synthetic biomaterials for pediatric heart valves — William Wagner, PhD (Director, McGowan Institute, Univ. of Pittsburgh)
Preclinical development of a novel heart valve prosthesis for pediatrics — Narendra Vyavahare, PhD (Professor, Dept. of Bioengineering, Clemson University)
Pediatric prosthetic heart valve trials in the US — Martijn Cox, PhD (Chief Technology Officer, Xeltis)
Materials regulation for pediatric heart valves — Scott McNamee, PhD (Materials Engineer, Office of Product Evaluation and Quality, CDRH, FDA)