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Seattle Children’s studying new ways to treat infant brain injuries

Seattle Children’s studying new ways to treat infant brain injuries

Source: Q13 FOX

A brain injury is serious for anyone, but for infants they can be devastating. Dr. Dennis Mayock of Seattle Children’s, the principal investigator of the new study, talks about the therapies being used to try to reverse effects of infant brain injuries that occur.

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Located in downtown Seattle’s biotech corridor, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is pushing the boundaries of medical research to find cures for pediatric diseases and improve outcomes for children all over the world. Internationally recognized investigators and staff at the research institute are advancing new discoveries in cancer, genetics, immunology, pathology, infectious disease, injury prevention and bioethics, among others. As part of Seattle Children’s Hospital, the research institute brings together leading minds in pediatric research to provide patients with the best care possible. Seattle Children’s serves as the primary teaching, clinical and research site for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, which consistently ranks as one of the best pediatric departments in the country. For more information, visit http://www.seattlechildrens.org/research.