Seattle Children’s Research Institute Campus
Our state-of-the-art facilities are located at the heart of Seattle’s biomedical community, bringing together over 1,000 of the best minds in pediatric research in more than 330,000 square feet across three campus buildings. We are passionate about our work, and we’d love to share our discoveries with you. Let us know if there’s an area of research you are interested in, or just come down and hear what’s new.
Contact Megan Nelson, director of research community relations, to request a tour of Seattle Children’s Research Institute.
Jack R. MacDonald Building
The Jack R. MacDonald Building, at 1900 Ninth Avenue, encompasses 250,000 square feet on 11 floors, six of which are outfitted for bench laboratory research. The centers here include:
West 8th is home to Research Administration as well as the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development and the Center for Clinical and Translational Research.
Olive Lab Building
Located at the corner of Boren Avenue and Olive Way, the Olive Lab Building – the research institute's newest addition – is devoted to the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research.
The building houses the Therapeutic Cell Production Core, a GMP (good manufacturing practice) biofactory. This lab will manufacture drug-, cell- or gene-based therapies according to the strict standards set by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The GMP facility at the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research is the only GMP facility on the West Coast dedicated to pediatric research.