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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


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


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

Seattle Children’s Expands Mental and Behavioral Health Services in Benton and Franklin Counties with PAL Plus Pilot

Seattle Children’s has launched PAL Plus, a pilot program that increases access to mental and behavioral health services for underserved and economically disadvantaged children in Benton and Franklin counties. PAL Plus, the first program of its...
4-Jan-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Novel Diet Therapy Helps Children with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Reach Remission


Study results show pediatric patients with active Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can reach remission with diet alone.
28-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Trial Hopes to Increase Survival for Kids With Cancer, Reduce Risk of Long Term Cardiac Damage


Imagine conquering childhood cancer, only to find out that years down the road your heart may fail. Unfortunately, many children who have battled cancer face this reality. While often lifesaving, the effects of chemotherapy treatment (drugs that...
16-Dec-2016 5:10 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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