Clinical Research Support
ITHS offers access to a number of research units to support the work of investigators.
The Adult Translational Research Unit (TRU) offers investigators the support and infrastructure needed to conduct research, including access to dedicated inpatient and outpatient facilities, specially trained nurses and support staff, laboratory services, and state-of-the-art equipment.
The Pediatric Clinical Research Center (PCRC) at Seattle Children’s Research Institute provides an environment and resources for the multidisciplinary conduct of clinical research in children less than 21 years of age.
The Regional Clinical Dental Research Center (RCDRC) provides facilities and resources for research relevant to the pathogenesis, diagnosis, early detection, prevention, control, and treatment of oral diseases, disorders, and/or dysfunctions. The RCDRC has two large dental research operatories, a biomedical wet lab, sterilization facilities, and space for clinical research support staff.
The Gene and Cell Therapy Lab (GCTL), a cGMP facility, provides translational researchers with the infrastructure, training, and technical expertise necessary to develop and manufacture gene-modified cells, vector production, and ex-vivo manipulation of cells for novel gene and cell therapy products.