Resources and Facilities
CCHBD’s unique resources and facilities help investigators understand and develop treatments for some of today’s most pressing childhood health problems.
Participate in Research
The CCHBD’s clinical studies let patients play a more active role in their own healthcare, access new treatments before they are widely available and help others by contributing to medical research.
Learn more about CCHBD clinical studies.
Read more about clinical studies in children and ask your doctor or nurse about studies at Seattle Children’s that might be right for you or your child.
Sports-Related Concussions in Youth: Report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council. Rivara FP, Graham R. JAMA. 2013 Nov 1. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282985.
Dietary Phthalates and Low-Grade Albuminuria in US Children and Adolescents. Trasande L, Sathyanarayana S, Trachtman H. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Oct 31.
Walking activity patterns in youth with cerebral palsy and youth developing typically. Bjornson KF, Zhou C, Stevenson R, Christakis D, Song K. Disabil Rehabil. 2013 Oct 25.
Psychosocial pathways to sexually transmitted infection risk among youth transitioning out of foster care: evidence from a longitudinal cohort study. Ahrens KR, McCarty C, Simoni J, Dworsky A, Courtney ME. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Oct;53(4):478-85. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2013.05.010.
A randomized clinical trial comparing delivery of behavioral pediatric obesity treatment using standard and enhanced motivational approaches. J Pediatr Psychol. 2013 Jul 31. Saelens BE, Lozano P, Scholz K.
Breastfeeding and Cognition: Can IQ Tip the Scale?. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Jul 29. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.470. Christakis DA.
Developing innovative treatments to potentially prevent and cure childhood illnesses takes more than just the right ideas. It also takes the right people. We are constantly seeking experienced leaders and enthusiastic emerging professionals who embrace collaboration and are committed to improving child health.
Does that sound like you? Please visit Seattle Children's careers page to find your perfect career in the CCHBD.
Our Experts in the Media
‘Don’t Tell Coach’: Playing Through Concussions
11.05.2013 – The New York Times This article discusses the culture of young athletes not reporting concussions and toughing it out. Dr. Frederick Rivara, of Seattle Children’s, is quoted in this article.
Severe Autism, Often Slighted, Now Targeted for Study
10.11.2013 – Science Magazine This month, a $1.2 million grant funding will enable a new consortium to form that’s dedicated to studying severe autism. Dr. Bryan King, director of the Autism Center at Seattle Children’s, notes how this research is long overdue.
Affordable Care Act resources
09.30.2013 – KOMO News Dr. Ben Danielson discusses helpful resources for those seeking information about the Affordable Care Act.
Breastfeeding and Other Early Influencers on Children’s IQ
07.30.2013 – TIME Babies who were breast-fed for the first year of life gained 4 points on their IQ, compared with babies who were not breast-fed for as long, according to the findings, published online July 29 in JAMA Pediatrics. Dr. Dimitri Christakis said the new findings may motivate more women to breast-feed for longer periods of time.
ADHD may be under-diagnosed in minority children
06.27.2013 - KOMO News A new study reports black and Hispanic children are half as likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as their white peers, a finding that supports what one Seattle doctor has suspected for years. Dr. Mark Stein talks about the study results.
Can TV Help Minority Children Achieve?
06.21.2013 - Huffington Post A study led by Dr. Wanjiku Njoroge looks at the cultural patterns of TV watching and how families of different ethnic groups perceive their TV time.
Collaborations and Partnerships
Collaborations and partnerships are an integral part of the CCHBD. With diverse research backgrounds, our investigators collaborate with their colleagues at Seattle Children’s, across the nation and around the world in pursuit of curing childhood illness.