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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.

Meet eight of our outstanding scientists and discover their groundbreaking research in our new video series.

The Alliance for Children’s Therapeutics is a unique collaboration designed to speed development of new treatments for children with autoimmune diseases.

At Seattle Children’s Research Institute, we’re passionate about our work. We’d love to share our discoveries with you.

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8.26.14 — Puget Sound Business Journal

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Press Releases

Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation


Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation

New Study Helps Scientists Better Understand Why HIV Causes Life-long Infection


HIV integrating into cancer genes sustains infection 

Seattle Children’s Research Institute Appoints Chief Research Information Officer


Newposition will oversee new and existing research information technology applications

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