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News from the BRC

  • Neil Sebire RCOG award NIHR 2014 Senior Investigators competitionWe congratulate GOSH UCL BRC researchers Lyn Chitty, Neil Sebire and Phil Beales on having received NIHR Senior Investigator awards. NIHR Senior Investigators represent the country's most outstanding leaders of clinical and applied health and social care research'. GOSH UCL BRC now has six NIHR Senior Investigators amongst its faculty.
  • Wedderburn laboratory NIHR congratulates GOSH on first global recruitsResearch teams at GOSH have recruited the first global patients to four multi-centre studies, including the first two patients to a Summit PLC sponsored phase Ib study. The treatment under investigation is a compound capable of compensating for the lack of dystrophin in boys with DMD.
  • Institute of Child Health sign Parental genes are found to be influencing babies' birth weightsLow birth weight is known to increase future risk of chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. A team of researchers led by Professor Gudrun Moore at ICH has recently positively linked expression of paternal Insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF2) to fetal growth in the first trimester.

Films about the BRC

Introduction to the work done at the BRC
View on YouTube.
Generation R: Young people in research
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