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Findings From Seattle Children's Scientists

Copper Intrauterine Device Affects Vaginal Bacteria and Inflammation

Jan. 30, 2023 - Researchers in the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research and colleagues found copper IUDs affect vaginal health and inflammatory response.

COVID-19 Vaccine Found Safe, Effective for Youngest Children

Feb. 16, 2023 - Research conducted with the Center for Clinical and Translational Research finds new data confirming COVID-19 vaccine safe for routine immunization for youngest children.

The Puzzling Physiology of Tuberculosis

Feb. 9, 2023 - Dr. Christoph Grundner and Center for Global Infectious Disease Research colleagues discovered how nutrients cross the outer wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Maternal Immunization Boosts Vaccine-Specific T Cells in Breastmilk

Jan. 13, 2023 - Researchers in the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research and colleagues gained new insights into the immunological properties of human breastmilk.

Heather Gustafson Receives $4 Million MERIT Award for Pediatric Cancer Research

Feb. 9, 2023 – Dr. Heather Gustafson’s NCI MERIT funding will support inflammatory status research in pediatric cancer patients.

John Aitchison and Shuyi Ma Receive $1.3 Million Award for Host-Based Antivirals

January 2023 - The Center for Global Infectious Disease Research’s Drs. John Aitchison and Shuyi Ma, and colleagues, funded by the W. M. Keck Foundation, will explore a new approach to neutralizing viruses.

Out of Mosquitos and Into Petri Dishes: New Production Platform Accelerates Malaria Vaccine

Dec. 13, 2022 - Dr. Stefan Kappe and colleagues in the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research contributed to a new malaria vaccine manufacturing platform with biotech Sanaria.

Researchers Present Findings at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

Dec. 6, 2022 - Seattle Children’s cancer and blood disorder research will be well represented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 64th annual meeting from Dec. 10 to 13 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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