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David J. Rawlings, MD, is chief in the Division of Immunology, overseeing the immunodeficiency clinic at Seattle Childrens Hospital. He is also director of the Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies leading the immunology research programs at Seatt ... cont.

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Adrian Piliponsky, PhD

Research scientist

The research in my lab focuses on sepsis – one of the most common causes of death in children with serious infections. The disorder occurs when impaired regulatory mechanisms in the body trigger widespread inflammation while attempting to eliminate infection. We are currently investigating mechanisms that can limit the magnitude of the body’s inflammatory response and stop sepsis from developing – studies that may prevent the disorder altogether or improve diagnosis and treatment.

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