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Dec 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Seattle Children's Reprogrammed T Cell Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Boasts 85% Complete Remission Rate in Children with Relapsed Leukemia

Seattle Children's today announced that 11 of the 13 patients treated thus far in a clinical trial using genetically reprogrammed T cells to treat...

Dec 02, 2014, 09:00 ET
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson with Connor, a patient of Seattle Children's Hospital.

$100 Million Fundraising Initiative - Strong Against Cancer - Launches With Goal of Curing Childhood Cancer

 Seattle Children's Hospital and Research Foundation today launched a $100 million, multi-year fundraising initiative to support research that...

Nov 06, 2014, 15:46 ET

Seattle Children's Begins Recruiting Patients for Immunotherapy Research Trial for Neuroblastoma, One of the Deadliest Forms of Childhood Cancer

 Seattle Children's today announced the opening of patient enrollment for its new cellular immunotherapy clinical research trial designed to...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:05 ET

Seattle Children's Receives $5.56 Million Grant from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to Pilot Coordinated Care Program

Seattle Children's announced today that it is the recipient of a $5.56 million grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to test...

Aug 05, 2014, 12:00 ET

Dr. Mark Del Beccaro Named Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of Seattle Children's

 Seattle Children's announced today that Dr. Mark Del Beccaro has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President & Chief Medical...

Jul 03, 2014, 14:28 ET

New Research Uncovers Genetic Identifier, Common Physical Traits for Autism; May Allow Clinicians to Determine Risk for Babies Still In Utero

A researcher at Seattle Children's Hospital and Research Institute has found a genetic identifier for autism that includes physical features that...

Jun 26, 2014, 19:43 ET

Dr. Thomas N. Hansen, CEO of Seattle Children's, to Retire in 2015

 Seattle Children's announced today that CEO Thomas N. Hansen, MD, will retire in 2015 as part of a long-planned transition of leadership....

Apr 22, 2013, 06:30 ET
On April 21, care teams moved patients into new cancer and critical care units in Seattle Children's Building Hope expansion, which includes the country's first inpatient cancer unit dedicated to teens and young adults. A new emergency department in the expansion will open on Tuesday, April 23.  (PRNewsFoto/Seattle Children's Hospital)

Seattle Children's Hospital opens Building Hope expansion and first teen and young adult cancer unit

 Care teams Sunday moved patients into new cancer and critical care units in Seattle Children's Building Hope expansion, which includes...

Nov 02, 2011, 17:28 ET
Aug 16, 2011, 09:00 ET

Seattle Children's Invention Lands Major Funding with Hopes of Saving Thousands of Infant Lives Globally Each Year

Receives $2.3 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to complete development of affordable respiratory support device Seattle...

Jan 11, 2010, 14:04 ET

A Tale of Two Lives: Pediatrician Mom Blogs About Parenthood, Child Health Issues and Breaking Health News

Seattle Children's Hospital today announced the launch of "Seattle Mama Doc", a new pediatric health blog geared towards parents of young...

Feb 18, 2008, 00:00 ET

Researchers Aim to Prevent Global Prematurity and Stillbirths

SEATTLE, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's Hospital Research Institute announced today that it has received a $1 million...

Nov 05, 2007, 00:00 ET

Watching Violent TV at Pre-School Age Linked to Aggression in Young Boys

SEATTLE, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Watching violent television programs between the ages of 2 and 5 years of age is clearly linked to...

Jul 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

Tumor Painting Revolutionizes Fight Against Cancer

SEATTLE, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A tumor paint developed by researchers at Seattle Children's Hospital Research Institute and Fred...

Jul 13, 2007, 01:00 ET

Using the 'F' Word - When Parents and Doctors Disagree

SEATTLE, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children's Hospital kicked off its third annual...

Jun 19, 2007, 01:00 ET

Tackling the Rift Between Parents and Medical Providers - When They Disagree

SEATTLE, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children's Hospital will host its third...

May 17, 2007, 01:00 ET

Seattle Children's Hospital Buys Downtown City Block to Complete Research Campus

SEATTLE, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In another bold move underscoring its mission to eliminate pediatric disease, Seattle's Children's Hospital and...

Sep 05, 2006, 01:00 ET

Web-Based Health Information Can Improve Health of Children

SEATTLE, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Access to high quality, customized, health information via a Web site can improve the health of children,...

Jul 15, 2006, 01:00 ET

International Conference Debates Vaccination Hesitancy and Parental Refusal

SEATTLE, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children's Hospital, the nation's first center...

Jul 14, 2006, 01:00 ET

International Conference Debates Vaccination Policy in Developing Countries

SEATTLE, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children's Hospital, the nation's first center...