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Tineke Dixon visit

Patient celebrates 25 years of living with transplanted heart and lungs

Tineke Dixon celebrated the 25th anniversary of her heart-and-lung transplant by revisiting the hospital which carried out the procedure in 1988. 

The hospital arranged for Tineke to meet with some of the original transplant team

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  • Astrovirus New virus found to cause dangerous brain infectionA newly recognised virus, which shows similarities to viruses found in bats, mink, and sheep, may be the cause of a severe brain infection in children whose immune systems are low, discovers a team at Great Ormond Street Hospital. 08/01/2015
  • Research and innovation - Lab services GOSH named as key centre in 100,000 Genome ProjectGreat Ormond Street Hospital is set to play a lead role in a project which will help researchers and clinicians better understand, and ultimately treat, rare and inherited diseases and common cancers. 22/12/2014
  • 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. 17/12/2014
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