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See how work we are doing today will improve the practice of pediatric healthcare tomorrow.
We’re discovering the cures of tomorrow. Read about what we accomplished.
Making the scientific discoveries that improve children’s lives.
Our Immunology Diagnostic Laboratory develops tests – and makes difficult diagnoses – that help children with immune disorders lead longer, healthier lives. ... cont.
Seattle Children’s is among the first to offer a surgical treatment that gives children with hydrocephalus the hope of a life free from the burden of a shunt.... cont.
Dr. Carrie Heike continues her quest to give families better guidance and identify therapies for craniofacial microsomia that work best. ... cont.
Seattle Children’s adds smart radiation to its arsenal of tools to fight a deadly childhood cancer. ... cont.
Many rare and devastating diseases lack effective treatments or cures. The faith, funds and passion of families of our patients jump-start the search for answers that will help seriously ill children lead healthier lives. ... cont.
A new initiative aims to bring research to more children at the site of care – a bold step to improve outcomes by inspiring more collaboration between clinicians and scientists. ... cont.
The discovery of mutations in genes that help regulate brain growth could lead to better treatments for brain disorders and other conditions, including cancer, autism and epilepsy.
A novel mobile phone app being developed at Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington may transform care for patients with chronic lung diseases.
Seattle Children’s takes a step toward revolutionizing the way cancer is treated with the hospital’s first reprogrammed T cell immunotherapy trial for relapsed leukemia.
A genetic variation in a regulatory protein may predispose children to side effects from opioids – a finding that may change how pain meds are prescribed.
Seattle Children’s provides healthcare for the special needs of children regardless
of race, sex, creed, ethnicity or disability. Financial assistance for medically
necessary services is based on family income and hospital resources and is provided
to children under age 21 whose primary residence is in Washington, Alaska, Montana
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