Shriners Hospitals for Children, Georgia Tech launch spine, orthopedic research collaboration

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Tampa, Fla.-based Shriners Hospitals for Children partnered with the Atlanta-based Georgia Institute of Technology on a spine- and orthopedics-focused research initiative. 

What you should know:

1. The partners are researching treatments for cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries and orthopedic conditions. 

2. They aim to find new treatments by using their combined expertise in clinical, surgical, scientific, biomedical engineering and robotics.

3. Marc Lalande, PhD, vice president of research programs for Shriners Hospitals for Children, said the collaboration aims to "improve patient therapeutic responses by optimizing individualized treatment regimens and reducing adverse events."

Click here to read more about the partnership.

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