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Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
Great Ormond Street
London
WC1N 3JH

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  • Helen Cross Photo Dec 13 - Neurology Cannabis-based medicine to be tested as child epilepsy therapyChildren with severe epilepsy could be helped by a new treatment derived from the cannabis plant. Doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital and other UK centres have been given the go-ahead to test the medicine, which does not contain the ingredient that produces the high associated with recreational cannabis use.
  • Temporal lobe Epilepsy surgery in childhood can protect memoryA type of brain surgery conducted in childhood for medication-resistant epilepsy not only reduces chronic seizures but can protect memory development, a study by a team from Great Ormond Street Hospital and its research partner the UCL Institute of Child Health has found.
  • Brain scan Genetic discovery could lead to neurodegeneration treatmentsA genetic discovery by a team from the UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital could lead to new therapies to tackle neurological degeneration and resulting loss of motor skills seen in a diverse group of central nervous system disorders.

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