Pediatric Device Consortium Awarded $6.7M FDA Grant


The UCSF-Stanford Pediatric Device Consortium has been awarded a $6.7M P50 grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to accelerate the development and availability of pediatric medical devices. Read more >>


Innovators Forum




Every Tuesday at 4pm, join the PDC's multidisciplinary group of clinicians, scientists, engineers, and industry professionals at the Innovators Forum, a lively meeting for device innovators to share and receive feedback on their devices. See calendar >>


Pediatric Device Accelerator


The UCSF PDC held its inaugural Pediatric Device Accelerator Pitch Competition on November 14, awarding a total of $252,500, funded by FDA's Office of Orphan Products Development and the UCSF Department of Surgery, to teams developing novel pediatric medical devices. Read more >>

Join The PDC

To learn more about joining the UCSF Pediatric Device Consortium, visit our membership page.


The Shin Cup: A safer laparoscopic tower for the OR

Presenter: Cathy Shin, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of Southern California


Clinical trials
Preclinical testing
IDE received. Currently in clinical trials.
Licensed technology to startup
Device redesign with SBIR direct-to-phase II grant
IDE received. Currently in clinical trials.