2016 Academic Annual Report

Best of 2016

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    Breathing and the Brainstem

    Neuroscience researchers at Seattle Children’s made an unusual discovery in 2016: an uncharted area of the brain necessary to breathing.

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    Gaining Ground on Neuroblastoma

    We helped show that two stem cell transplants, plus immunotherapy, significantly increased survival for children with high-risk neuroblastoma.

Research on the Rise

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    Opening Doors to Research Success

    The incredible growth of Seattle Children's Research Institute over the past 10 years has attracted new researchers, boosted funding and advanced treatments and therapies for children.

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    Moving Cell Therapies Forward

    We’re investing hundreds of millions of dollars to develop, manufacture and test cell therapies that aim to cure diseases at the source.

Inquiry in Action

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    Dietary Therapy for IBD

    New research at Seattle Children's demonstrates that the Specific Carbohydrate Diet can induce clinical remission in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

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    Discovery + Existing Drugs = New Hope

    Current cancer therapies could inhibit intractable epileptic seizures caused by mutations in a gene that produces the mTOR protein.

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    Moving the Needle on Healthcare

    By taking leadership roles in national organizations, our faculty help improve pediatric care and the health and well-being of children and teens.

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    New Lupus Therapy Targets T Cells

    A drug derived from sea anemone venom demonstrates the potential to suppress inflammation without the severe side effects of existing therapies

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