Research Centers and Programs

Services from the Research Integration Hub

The Research Integration Hub at Seattle Children's provides several cores, each having specialized teams and facilities for supporting the work of clinical researchers from all pediatric subspecialties.

Funding is available to subsidize core services from the CCTR (through the Faculty Research Support Fund) and the Research Integration Hub (Core Services Support Fund).

Biostatistics Epidemiology and Analytics in Research Core

Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Analytics in Research (BEAR) Core serves as the primary statistical design and data analysis core for Seattle Children’s  research activities.

Investigational Drug Service

The Investigational Drug Service core, a licensed pharmacy, dispenses medications used in inpatient and ambulatory clinical trials performed by investigators at Children’s.

Pediatric Clinical Research Center

The Pediatric Clinical Research Center facilitates patient-oriented investigations by providing inpatient beds, dedicated clinical-research outpatient services, nursing services, computer facilities, psychometry and nutrition consultation.  

Radiology Clinical Research Imaging Core

The Radiology Clinical Research Imaging Core (RCRIC) provides assistance to investigators and research staff to facilitate the selection, set-up, implementation and conduct of research studies involving Seattle Children’s radiology imaging across its multiple modalities.

Research Coordinator Core

The Research Coordinator Core is a team of experienced clinical research staff who work with investigators and their research teams, assisting with the organization, implementation and completion of clinical research studies.

Research Lab Services

Operated by the Department of Laboratories, the Research Lab Services core provides an array of laboratory services to support basic, clinical and translational research at Seattle Children’s.

Research Language Office

The Research Language Office within the Research Integration Hub serves as a centralized resource for translation and interpretation services in order to provide equitable access to research opportunities for our underrepresented communities (with a preferred language other than English).

All Research and Basic Science Cores

Seattle Children’s Research Division houses additional core laboratories and services for basic science research. See all Seattle Children's research cores.