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 5,625-square-foot facility supports an active clinical and translational research program.
Seattle Children's Research Institute
Read about the inspiring environment Seattle Children's has created to power our research enterprise.
In October 2006, Children’s acquired two research buildings totaling nearly 500,000 square feet.
The adjacent buildings are located in downtown Seattle, close to our current research partners, the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and other biotechnology centers. The physicians and scientists that staff Seattle Children’s Research Institute are faculty members at the University of Washington.
The Jack R. MacDonald Building encompasses 216,088 square feet on 11 floors, four of which are outfitted for bench laboratory research. The 1915 Terry Avenue building provides 251,095 square feet on seven floors.
Over the course of the next several years, the research institute will create nine research centers in these buildings.
The facilities will have an initial staff of approximately 250, and ultimately, interdisciplinary teams totaling approximately 500 researchers will collaborate here, conducting bench research and clinical trials.
The 1900 Ninth Avenue facility includes a state-of-the-art barrier vivarium as well as core laboratories for flow cytometry.
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.
In addition, pediatric investigators supported by Children’s Research Institute are located at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Located at the corner of Boren Avenue and Olive Way, Olive Lab – 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.