NIHR Great Ormond Street BRC

A collaboration between Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London

Latest BRC news

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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.

Trial suggests no adverse effects of vaginal progesterone prophylaxis for the prevention of preterm birth on child at age two

Diagnostics and Imaging Theme Lead Professor Neil Sebire has teamed up with researchers from nine other establishments to carry out the largest randomised trial to investigate the long-term safety of vaginal progesterone prophylaxis for preterm births.