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2014-06-11 08:30:04

Seattle Children's Research Institute and Kineta Launch the Alliance for Children's Therapeutics SEATTLE, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's Research Institute and biotechnology company Kineta, Inc. today launched the Alliance for Children's Therapeutics (ACT), a first-of-its-kind pediatric research and funding collaboration designed to speed development of new medications for children and teens with lupus nephritis and other autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis, Type 1...

2014-03-31 08:30:41

Morgan Stanley's Head of Global Biotech Investment Banking Joins Leading Cancer Immunotherapy Startup SEATTLE, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juno Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on bringing forward novel immunotherapies for cancer, announced today that Steve Harr, M.D., will join the company as its Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140113/DC45426LOGO Harr currently serves as Managing Director and Head of...

2012-03-22 11:04:34

Youth with parental separation anxiety also at decreased risk Anxiety, depression, stress and social support can predict early alcohol and illicit drug use in youth, according to a study from Carolyn McCarty, PhD, of Seattle Children´s Research Institute, and researchers from the University of Washington and Seattle University.  Middle school students from the sixth to the eighth grade who felt more emotional support from teachers reported a delay in alcohol and other illicit...

2011-12-22 12:38:38

Researchers say discovery may reveal new uses of existing medications to reverse anesthesia Physicians use inhalation anesthetics in a way that is incredibly safe for patients, but very little is known about the intricacies of how these drugs actually work in children and adults. Now, researchers have uncovered what cells respond to anesthesia in an organism known as the C. elegans, according to a new study from the Seattle Children's Research Institute. C. elegans is a transparent...

2011-11-30 14:33:57

First of its kind study examines alternative immunization schedule occurrence rates in Washington state and pediatricians´ comfort level using alternative schedules Seventy-seven percent of Washington state pediatricians report that they are sometimes or frequently asked to provide alternative childhood vaccine schedules for their patients, according to a new study from Seattle Children´s Research Institute.  Researchers also found that 61 percent of Washington state...

Over 70% Of Suicidal Teens Don't Get Needed Mental health Services
2011-09-15 07:04:11

  Study suggests improved screening for suicidal tendencies by primary care providers is needed Suicidal teens are not likely to get the mental healthcare they need. This is according to a team of researchers at Seattle Children's Research Institute, the University of Washington (UW), and Group Health Research Institute. The study, "Adolescents With Suicidal Ideation: Health Care Use and Functioning," was recently published in Academic Pediatrics. The researchers found that only...

2011-08-16 08:00:00

Receives $2.3 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to complete development of affordable respiratory support device SEATTLE, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's Research Institute today announced the receipt of a two-year, $2.3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to complete prototype development of its new respiratory support device, called Seattle Children's Positive Airway Pressure (Sea-PAP.) Sea-PAP, designed to be an...

2010-06-11 13:55:06

Seattle Children's, UW, and Group Health study 8,000 King County children Children in King County, Washington, are more likely to be obese if they live in socially disadvantaged neighborhoods. This is according to a team of researchers at Seattle Children's Research Institute, the University of Washington (UW), and Group Health Research Institute. Social Science & Medicine e-published the research this week in advance of printing it. The researchers found obesity most common in...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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