We are spearheading treatments that use the immune system to eliminate cancer, without chemotherapy or radiation. Our goal is to render today’s therapies obsolete until treating childhood cancer is no different than treating an everyday virus.
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Our researchers have started the first round of clinical trials exploring a potential cure.
Developing groundbreaking cancer treatments takes more than just the right ideas. It also takes the right people.
Please visit Seattle Children’s careers page to learn about current openings.
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Ben Towne Center awarded $1 million from the Life Sciences Discovery Fund
09.13.2013 – Press Release The Life Sciences Discovery Fund’s “Opportunity” grant will fuel studies of a cancer immunotherapy regimen that is in clinical trials. The grant is contingent upon Seattle Children’s Research Institute raising $1 million in matching funds.
Patient has positive response to new cancer treatment
07.10.2013 – KOMO News The first leukemia patient in the state to try a new cancer therapy is disease-free. The treatment, called cellular immunotherapy, is designed for the toughest cases of leukemia.
Dr. Michael Jensen named to research “dream team”
04.07.2013 – Press Release The innovative “dream team” project includes researchers from seven institutions, who will together receive $14.5 million to pursue novel therapies for the most challenging childhood cancers. The team was named by Stand up to Cancer, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and their scientific partner, the American Association for Cancer Research.