2015 Academic Annual Report

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Best of 2015
From gains in cancer immunotherapy and cystic fibrosis treatments, to craniosynostosis insights and better heart transplant outcomes, we're developing tomorrow's cures.
Our best discoveries of 2015
AAR 2016 Inquiry in Action
Inquiry in Action
Our research into understanding addiction, causes of B-cell lymphoma drug resistance, fighting group B Strep and inventing a feeding device to save infants are improving the health and well-being of children worldwide.
Our work in action
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Research on the Rise
New talent and a manufacturing mindset are helping today on tomorrow's breakthroughs.
Significant recruits of 2015 Streamlining our process
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Best of 2015

  • New Insights on Craniosynostosis

    New Insights on Craniosynostosis

    Mild-to-moderate developmental delays that can accompany simple craniosynostosis can be overcome.

  • Every Heart Counts

    Every Heart Counts

    An aggressive transplant strategy plus exceptional post-transplant care equals better outcomes for even the most fragile children.

Research on the Rise

  • Significant Recruits 2015

    Significant Recruits of 2015

    From redefining cancer treatment to revolutionizing autism research, our newest researchers are pursuing the next wave of pediatric breakthroughs.

  • Striving to Streamline

    Striving to Streamline

    Research institute adopts a manufacturing mentality to reduce the administrative burden of science.

Inquiry in Action

  • Pinpointing Immune Pathways

    Pinpointing Immune Pathways

    Dr. Richard James’ team is gaining ground in its quest to understand drug resistance in patients with B-cell lymphoma.

  • Deconstructing Group B Strep

    Deconstructing Group B Strep

    Researchers show how a toxin made by GBS causes fetal injury and how that same toxin stimulates host immune cells to fight the bacteria.

  • Shining a Light on Addiction

    Shining a Light on Addiction

    Leading-edge technologies let researchers study the brain’s response to stimuli in ways not previously possible – and open paths to treating addiction.

  • Low-Tech Fix to Deadly Issue

    Low-Tech Fix to Deadly Issue

    Complementary expertise of three Seattle organizations creates a feeding device that could save infants in low-resource areas.