Research Institute

As one of the top five pediatric research centers in the nation, we bring together the best minds in pediatric research to set new standards of pediatric care and find new cures for childhood diseases. Our goal is that every patient at Seattle Children’s has the opportunity to participate in, or benefit from, our groundbreaking research. More about the institute.

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Unraveling a Mysterious Disease
Our research on Kawasaki disease is leading to early diagnosis and better treatment for children with this rare condition.
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Discovery Portal
Research Institute Discovery Portal
Come to our new visitor center and learn how scientists develop lifesaving cures and address health issues affecting children and families worldwide. Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Editing Genes to Kill HIV
Seattle Children's researchers have pioneered a new gene editing technique, engineering T cells to kill and resist HIV. This major discovery could help lead to a cure for HIV and other diseases.
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HIV gene editing researchers
Participate in Research
By participating in research studies and clinical trials, you can help other children in the future by helping us answer questions today about childhood health and illness.
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Research Centers and Programs

Our eight interdisciplinary centers address areas central to pediatric health and use an “open lab” format to foster a rich collaborative environment. Investigators draw from different departments, divisions and disciplines to find new cures for childhood diseases more quickly.

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