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Innovative Research Projects Aim to Prevent Preterm Birth


Seattle Children’s Hospital to Provide Neonatal Intensive Care at Franciscan Health System Birth Centers


HHS Grants $3.6 Million for Obesity Prevention and Tobacco Control in South Seattle and South King County


Funding Awarded to Seattle Children’s Hospital, Public Health - Seattle & King County and Healthy King County Coalition... cont.

NIH Awards $12 Million for Gene Therapy Work


Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, U Penn, UW, WSU push toward clinical trials for... cont.

Seattle Children’s Hospital Appoints Wes Wright Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer


Mr.Wright moves into his new role to support and oversee Children’s information technology and data management processes
Children's Golf Classic Raises $7M for Seattle Children's Hospital


TheFriends of Costco Guild, led by Jan Sinegal and Lynn Winters, raised $7M for Seattle Children’s Hospital at the 13th annual... cont.

Seattle Children’s Hospital Appoints Dr. Ruth McDonald to Pediatrician-in-Chief


Dr.McDonald moves into her new role to improve treatment outcomes and patient experiences throughout Seattle Children’s
Research and Philanthropy Leaders Focus Agenda on Preterm Birth— 2nd Leading Cause of Death for Children


Leaders of international philanthropic and research organizations are convening in Seattle to address the global crisis of... cont.

Study Finds New Gene Mutations that Lead to Enlarged Brain Size, Cancer, Autism, Epilepsy


Researchers shed light on molecular cause of childhood’s worst conditions as first step toward developing more effective... cont.

Seattle Children’s Research Institute Lands $1.1 Million NIH Grant for Science Adventure Lab


Access to Science Education Increased for Washington State Kids, Families

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Miracle Makers 2014 3:07:00Expand

The 30th annual Miracle Makers fundraising special aired on KOMO 4 TV on June 6, 2014. The special takes us on a journey through the hopes, fears, victories and challenges facing patients at Seattle Children's. Cosponsored by Costco Wholesale and KOMO 4. 

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Overcoming the Odds: A KING 5 TV Children's HealthLink Special 0:44:45Expand

In the spirit of the holidays, patients, parents and doctors share inspirational stories of healing and hope. From surviving heart failure and a near-death drowning to battling a flesh-eating disease, witness how the impossible became possible thanks to the care patients received at Seattle Children's Hospital.

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Miracle Season 2013 0:57:06Expand

Miracle Season, hosted by Steve Pool and Molly Shen, aired Dec. 8, 2013, on KOMO 4 TV. The annual holiday special celebrates the remarkable lives of Seattle Children's patients.

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Seattle Children's program prevents sports injuries
7.31.14 — KING 5 TV

ERs and urgent care facilities see all sorts of sports-related injuries, not only in the summer, but year-round. Seattle ... cont.

'No one is too young, no one is too fit': At 23, Bald Ballerina fights advanced breast cancer
7.31.14 — NBC's Today Show

A dancer since the age of 4, Maggie Kudirka knows the grit, discipline and focus required to become a professional ballerina. ... cont.

The Fault in “The Fault in Our Stars”
7.24.14 — On the Pulse Blog

I loved “The Fault in Our Stars.” Both the book and the movie. I read the book a few years ago during a flight. I cried so hard ... cont.