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Seattle Children's Opens CD22 CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy Trial for Children and Young Adults Whose Leukemia Escapes CD19 CAR T-Cell Therapy

After seeing promising results in phase 1 of the Pediatric Leukemia Adoptive Therapy (PLAT-02) trial with 93 percent of patients with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) achieving complete initial remission, researchers at...
27-Jul-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Born Into Drug Addiction, Boy Overcomes Hepatitis C and Finds a Forever Home

Talon, 11, contracted hepatitis C from his birth mother's opioid addiction. After enrolling into a clinical drug trial offered at Seattle Children's, Talon is now free of both the virus and social stigma.
25-Jul-2017 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Twin Breathes Easier After Throat Surgery

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Life did not start out easily for Emmett Seymer. He and his twin brother, Dashiell, were born at 29 weeks in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Emmett spent the first 30 days of his life on a ventilator because his lungs were underdeveloped. Doctors at the...
21-Jul-2017 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Seattle Children’s Brings First-of-its-kind Precision Medicine Clinical Trial to Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

In an effort to find new strategies to personalize treatment for pediatric patients, Seattle Children’s has opened the first clinical trial applying precision medicine to better understand how the immune system drives both inflammatory bowel...
23-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Links Genetics to Early-Onset Pancreatitis in Pediatric Patients

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A study published today in The Journal of Pediatrics suggests that early-onset pancreatitis in children is strongly associated with certain genetic mutations and family history of pancreatitis.
10-May-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First-In-Human Clinical Trial Aims to Extend Remission for Children and Young Adults With Leukemia Treated With T-Cell Immunotherapy

After phase 1 results of Seattle Children’s Pediatric Leukemia Adoptive Therapy (PLAT-02) trial have shown T-cell immunotherapy to be effective in getting 93 percent of patients with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) into...
9-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Links Exposure to Common Chemicals During Early Pregnancy to Altered Hormone Levels in Fetus

Food is the most likely source of exposure to the most harmful phthalates, which can also be found in household and personal care products.Exposure during early pregnancy to some phthalates—man-made chemicals commonly found in household plastics,...
15-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Seattle Children’s Sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for DNA Experiment at Groundbreaking for New Research Building

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Seattle Children’s Research Institute succeeded in a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS attempt for most people conducting a DNA isolation experiment simultaneously.
2-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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First Day of School Health Checklist: What Every Parent Should Know

Experts at Seattle Children's Hospital have put together a Healthy Child Checklist to ensure that children "“ and parents "“ are prepared for the first day of school.
24-Jul-2009 1:00 PM EDT

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