A 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 (GOSH) and its research partner the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) has found.
A 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.
Changes in the way working genes are delivered to children with SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency) could make gene therapy for the disease even safer, finds research led by a team at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and its research partner the UCL Institute of Child Health
Newborn immune T-cells – specialist cells that help to defend the body against infection – may have the ability to trigger an inflammatory response to bacteria, something that we didn't previously think was possible, finds a study led by King’s College London and involving teams at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
GOSH patients, families, doctors and nurses have played a major role in the build up to a national project that hopes to analyse the DNA of tens of thousands of people with rare diseases and cancers in order to better understand, and ultimately treat, rare genetic conditions.
Plans to open the world’s first centre dedicated to paediatric research into rare diseases at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) are to become a reality thanks to a £60 million gift from Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak.
A treatment that allows for kidney transplantation in patients who have rejected previous transplants has been carried out in a child for the first time in the UK at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
Paediatric surgeons and doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital are set to play a key role in a new foetal surgery research project which will create better tools, imaging techniques and therapies for future operations on unborn babies.
A technique for replacing oesophageal tissue in babies who have not developed the organ properly is currently being established by surgeons at Great Ormond Street Hospital, in collaboration with teams from UCL (University College London) and Royal Free Hospital.
Bosnian teenager Stefan Savic has returned to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for more life-changing facial surgery, 10 years after first undergoing a major reconstructive operation at the London hospital.
Teachers, students and parents at The Children’s Hospital School at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and University College London (UCH) are celebrating after the school was rated ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED this week, following an inspection in February.
A ‘significant’ proportion of full-term newborn babies who sadly die in intensive care in the UK could potentially have donated organs to save another child’s life if national guidelines permitted, according to new research carried out at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
A groundbreaking research programme aims to beat childhood brain tumours. The £4 million study, co-funded by grants from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, the Brain Tumour Charity and Children with Cancer UK, will look at new ways to treat some of the deadliest brain tumours affecting children.
Great Ormond Street Hospital can now transplant kidneys from blood group incompatible donors, thanks to a new method that strips a patient’s blood of antibodies (proteins) before they have the transplant.