Research Centers and Programs
Seattle Children’s Research Institute is organized into research centers, each one specializing in areas like immunotherapy, neuroscience and child health and behavior.
Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Developing innovative treatments to maximize well-being and quality of life for survivors of childhood cancer.
Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development
Working with families, communities, schools and healthcare providers to translate research findings into action.
Center for Clinical and Translational Research
Transforming research into therapies that doctors and patients can use in daily life.
Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Developing innovative therapies to help the body repair itself at the molecular, cellular, tissue and whole-organ levels.
Center for Global Infectious Disease Research
Translating basic biology into new ways to diagnose, treat and prevent global infectious diseases.
Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies
Harnessing the power of the immune system to target life-threatening childhood diseases.
Center for Integrative Brain Research
Learning new ways to prevent, treat and potentially cure pediatric neurological disorders.
Center for Pediatric Nursing Research
Designed specifically for nurses, this center advances clinical practice-focused research among Seattle Children’s nurses.
Health Equity Research Program
A multidisciplinary, collaborative child health equity research hub for information, resources, talent, expertise, data and partnership for expanding child health equity research at Seattle Children’s and beyond.
The Intellectual Property Core’s goal is to help researchers and clinicians evaluate their technologies for commercialization, protect their ideas through the patent or copyright process, and transfer technologies into the marketplace via out-licensing and startup formation. We encourage companies to engage with our investigators to further the value and impact of our research.
Office of Science-Industry Partnerships
Partnering with companies to transform the work of our researchers into innovative products, devices and medical technologies.
Office for Teaching, Education and Research (OTER)
Connects postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, high school students and recent graduates with research and training opportunities throughout the research institute.
Collaborating to provide educational experiences and access to authentic scientific research for students of all ages.
Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics
Linking physicians, researchers and policymakers to advance the knowledge and practice of bioethics.