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2011 Academic Annual Report



See how work we are doing today will improve the practice of pediatric healthcare tomorrow.

Seattle Children’s is advancing care for children and teens one achievement at a time.

We’re discovering the cures of tomorrow. Read about what we accomplished.

Best of 2011

Research on the Rise

2011 Research Graph

Inquiry in Action

  • Developing a Modern Shunt

    A new kind of hydrocephalus shunt being developed by Dr. Sam Browd incorporates the latest technologies and promises to dramatically reduce failure rates.

  • Improving Quality of Life After Cancer

    Drs. Scott Baker and Eric Chow are on a mission to help survivors of childhood cancer live their healthiest possible lives.

  • Improving Tools for Gene Repair

    Innovations in enzyme development move researchers in Seattle closer to making precision gene manipulation a therapeutic reality.

  • Taking Aim at a Global Health Threat

    Seattle Children’s lands a major NIH grant to take a multi-pronged look at how the virus that causes Kaposi’s sarcoma spreads and turns cancerous.