Welcome to The PDC



Welcome to the Pediatric Device Consortium. We are a group of physicians, engineers, scientists and others… all inventors working together to develop medical devices designed especially for children. We are based at the University of California, San Francisco and funded through the United States Food and Drug Administration's Pediatric Device Consortia Grant Program.

Got a Question?


Can you...

  • Solve a pediatric medical problem with a new device? 

  • Reach the right market?

  • Find the resources to get the job done?

Unsolved Problem

Pectus Excavatum
Pectus Excavatum

Your Solution

Magnetic Mini Mover
Magnetic Mini-Mover Device

Get The Facts


We have the resources...

  • Experimentation resources

  • Market research tools

  • Patent information

  • Regulatory information

  • Small business tools

Taking advantage of research resources

Get The Team


…And the right people to help you get the job done

  • Physicians & surgeons

  • Mechanical, electrical and bioengineers

  • Patent lawyers

  • Regulatory consultants

  • Device manufacturers

D’Vice Squad members bringing their napkin drawings to life

Get The Money



Find solutions to get your device to patients…

  • Academic resources

  • Angel investors & VC’s

Happy, healthy Pectus Excavatum patient wearing Magnetic Mini Mover device

Join The PDC



To learn more about joining the D’Vice Squad, continue on to our membership page.


Magnamosis for Diabetes (MAGIC) discussion with Gregg Jossart, MD, CPMC bariatric surgeon

Discuss sensors for intra-cranial pressure monitoring with Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD (UCSF Neurosurgery)


Design completed. IDE process begun.
Design and development
Currently completing phase III multi-center clinical trial