Seattle Children's Hospital Main Campus
Seattle Children's Hospital main campus is a 24-acre site in Seattle's Laurelhurst neighborhood. It is equipped with the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and provides a fertile environment for clinical and health services research.
The Pediatric Clinical Research Center is located on the seventh floor of the main campus. This 5,000-square-foot facility supports an active clinical and translational research program.
Seattle Children's Research Institute
In October 2006, Seattle Children's acquired two research buildings totaling nearly 500,000 square feet.
Seattle Children's Research Institute includes three adjacent buildings located in downtown Seattle, close to our current research partners – the University of Washington and Fred Hutch – and other biotechnology centers. The physicians and scientists that staff Seattle Children's Research Institute are faculty members at the University of Washington.
In addition, pediatric investigators supported by Seattle Children's are located at the University of Washington and Fred Hutch.
Jack R. MacDonald Building
Seattle Children's Research Institute at the Jack R. MacDonald Building encompasses 236,000 square feet, including six floors outfitted for bench laboratory research. The facility has approximately 750 staff making up the interdisciplinary teams that collaborate here conducting bench research and clinical trials.
The Jack R. MacDonald Building features a state-of-the-art barrier vivarium, SANTA imaging, core laboratories for flow cytometry and a growing aquatics facility which can house up to 52,668 fish.
West 8th Building
Seattle Children's Research Institute at West 8th provides 50,000 square feet of space to support the research institute's clinical and health-services research programs.
Over 250 research faculty and staff are located at West 8th.
Olive Lab Building
Located at the corner of Boren Avenue and Olive Way, the Olive Lab Building – Seattle Children's Research Institute's newest building – 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.