2014 Academic Annual Report

Inquiry in Action
See how the work we are doing today will improve the practice of pediatric healthcare tomorrow.
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Best of 2014
We’re developing the cures of tomorrow. Read about what we’ve discovered.
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Best of 2014

  • Finding SCID Before It's Too Late

    We brought a newborn screening test to Washington to catch a rare immune disorder when babies are still healthy enough to be cured.

  • Standardizing Appendicitis Care

    Our surgeons helped create new guidelines to improve diagnosis and treatment for hundreds of children across Washington every year.

  • Better Care for Soft Tissue Cancer

    A study led by Dr. Doug Hawkins shows that a new chemotherapy protocol greatly reduces side effects for patients with rhabdomyosarcoma.

  • Speeding Up Medical Research

    We’re one of eight children’s hospitals hand-picked to pioneer the linking of patient data systems to speed up medical research.

Research on the Rise

Research on the Rise 2014

Inquiry in Action

  • Unraveling How HIV Survives

    Seattle Children’s researchers show that one way HIV survives antiretroviral treatment is by disrupting genes that control cell proliferation.

  • Beyond Our Walls

    Researchers at Seattle Children's seek solutions to the cultural, societal, and systemic issues that impact the health and wellbeing of children.