NIHR Great Ormond Street BRC

A collaboration between Great Ormond Street Hospital and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Latest BRC news

Read about our latest research below or visit our news page to learn more about our projects.

New technique to aid diagnosis of glycosylation disorders present at birth

A study, supported by the NIHR Great Ormond Street BRC, investigated the use of a 2D-differential gel electrophoresis (DIGE) method that provides a global analysis of the serum glycoproteome (glycomic profiling). 2D-DIGE allows multiple samples to be run simultaneously, eliminating gel-to-gel variations, and allowing direct overlay comparisons.

Reduced risk of pulmonary embolism in children treated with long term parenteral nutrition

Researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) have shown a reduction in the incidence of pulmonary embolism in patients receiving parenteral nutrition after the introduction of a new mixed intravenous lipid emulsion.