Welcome to the NICHD Ideas Community

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) invites our valued stakeholders to share feedback on important research topics. We thank you for helping to inform the future of NICHD research.

In this community, you can submit new ideas, vote or comment on existing ideas.

To submit an idea, select the Submit New Idea button in the navigation sidebar. You’ll be asked to add a title and to choose a campaign for the new idea. You will also have the option to add tags to your idea.

To vote on others’ ideas, visit the Ideas page and select the up or down arrows for the idea you wish to vote on.

To add a comment, select the box below the idea you want to comment on.

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Advancing Bioprinting and Regenerative Medicine Solutions for Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Pediatric Applications

Tissue engineering in utero trending idea

Tissue engineering in utero- the fetal environment offers a unique environment which is uniquely suit for tissue regeneration. Recent advances in fetal surgery, prenatal imaging, and minimally invasive techniques now make the fetal environment more accessible. Using tissue engineered constructs to repair of replace tissues that are diseased, damaged , or congenitally absent, one can not only take advantage of the unique... more »

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Advancing Bioprinting and Regenerative Medicine Solutions for Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Pediatric Applications

Quality Control and Scale Up trending idea

I'm submitting an idea to push more research and funding in the area of Quality Control and Scale Up for 3D Biomaterial and Bioprinting in especially Pediatric Applications but also in Obstetric and Gynecologic applications.  We need to better understand how well we can reproduce devices and tissue constructs, especially for low volume applications.  Scale up of both cells and materials for even low volume applications... more »

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