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Seattle Children's Opens Immunotherapy Trial For Children With Relapsed Central Nervous System Tumors That Delivers CAR T Cells Directly Into the Brain

Seattle Children’s has opened a pioneering chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy trial for children and young adults with relapsed or refractory HER2-positive central nervous system (CNS) tumors where CAR T cells will be delivered...
19-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Seattle Children’s Reaches Beyond Its Walls to Improve Mental Health Care for Kids in the Community and Across the Region

There is a tremendous need for improved access to mental health care and resources for children and teens nationwide. At Seattle Children’s, its commitment to helping address this need spans not only within the Seattle community, but throughout...
8-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Genetic Causes of Cleft Lip and Palate Revealed

A study conducted by an international research team, which included investigators from Seattle Children’s Research Institute, implicates variants in four genes as a primary cause of non-syndromic cleft lip and palate in humans. The genes,...
7-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Mother Donates Kidney to Save Her Daughter’s Life, Advocates for Donor Awareness

At 4 months old, Raegen was diagnosed with congenital nephrotic syndrome.Early on in Raegen Allard’s life, her mother, Francisca Allard, noticed something wasn’t quite right with her beautiful daughter. Raegen would seem upset after she ate and...
7-May-2018 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Surprising Discovery Could Improve Malaria Detection Worldwide

With the unexpected discovery of a panel of peptides from several proteins encoded by the parasite that causes malaria, new research underway at Seattle Children’s Research Institute could pave the way for a rapid screening test capable of...
4-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows How Group B Strep Establishes In Utero Infection, Posing Risk to Baby

Despite its substantial impact on pregnancy outcomes, scientists know little about how group B streptococcus (GBS) establishes an in utero infection. In a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Dr. Lakshmi Rajagopal, a principal...
11-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


A Surgeon’s Legacy Advances Surgical Care in India

A decade ago, the late Seattle Children’s surgeon, Dr. Richard Grady, began traveling to India to provide urgent surgical care to children with a complex disorder called bladder exstrophy. An article in JAMA Surgery documents Grady's work through...
19-Mar-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Seattle Children’s Receives $60 Million Legacy Gift

Seattle Children’s today announced it has received the second largest single charitable gift in its 111-year history as the residual beneficiary of the estate of Bruce Leven. The landmark bequest is expected to exceed $60 million.
13-Feb-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Pediatric Oncology Expert Available to Discuss Larotrectinib Data Published in New England Journal of Medicine

16-Feb-2018 10:00 AM EST

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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