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The Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) plays an integral role in transforming scientific discoveries into real-world therapies that prevent and treat childhood illness and improve the quality of children’s daily lives. Learn more about the CCTR.
CCTR’s programs, facilities and services help ensure researchers within the center – and throughout Children’s – have the means and the opportunity to conduct safe, efficient, and ethical research involving children.
A novel mobile phone app being developed here turned a mobile phone into a mobile spirometer – and may soon revolutionize care for patients with chronic lung disease.
Dr. Richard Hopper and his colleagues in the Craniofacial Center are the first to offer children with Apert syndrome a revolutionary procedure to normalize their facial proportions.
Participants in clinical studies can play a more active role in their own healthcare, gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available and help others by contributing to medical research. Learn more about clinical trials and research programs in the CCTR.
Watch this video to learn more about the integration of research and clinical care at Seattle Children's.
Partnerships are a key part of the CCTR mission. Our researchers collaborate with their colleagues at Seattle Children’s, across the nation and around the world in pursuit of innovative health solutions.
CCTR is the pediatric home of the Institute of Translational Health Sciences, and we partner regularly with the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
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 CCTR.
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More than half of the kids who come to Seattle Children’s live with serious conditions that they will have for the rest of their lives. Research can give them a different future. Your support makes it possible.
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