In this third and final blog post highlighting numbers that show why Seattle Children’s needs to expand and grow in order to meet the needs of patients and their families, we look at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Although most research employees are not located on the Laurelhurst campus, the work they do directly impacts our patients and their families.

Here are some interesting facts about the institute from Fiscal Year 2011 (Oct. 1 through Sept. 30):

Total Amount Granted Through Research Awards: $69,381,353

• Federal: $52,854,928

• Foundation: $13,139,746

• Corporate: $2,672,545

• Other: $714,134

Workforce Total: 1,082

• Staff: 569

• Principal Investigators: 281

• External Contributors: 232


Volunteer Hours Spent at the Research Institute: 7,836


National Ranking – NIH funding to pediatric research institutions: 5


Total Square Footage of Space: 330,000


Downtown Seattle Locations: 3

• Building 1 – 1900 Ninth Avenue, Seattle

• West 8th – 2001 Eighth Avenue, Seattle

• 1100 Olive Way – 1100 Olive Way, Seattle


Research Centers

• Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development

• Center for Childhood Cancer Research

• Center for Childhood Infections and Prematurity Research

• Center for Clinical and Translational Research

• Center for Developmental Therapeutics

• Center for Genetics and Development

• Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies

• Center for Integrative Brain Research

• Center for Tissue and Cell Sciences


Research Programs

• Science Adventure Lab

• Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics


Seattle Children’s Guilds That Support Research: 21


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