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GOSH awarded £37 million funding to carry out pioneering paediatric research

The NIHR Great Ormond Street Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) has been awarded £37 million in funding to drive forward translational research into rare diseases in children. The Centre is the only one of its kind in the UK dedicated to paediatric research.


A growing body of evidence suggests that creative environments and participating in artistic activity can have a positive impact on health and wellbeing.

GO Create! collaborates with internal Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) research centres and use our expertise in patient engagement to build effective communication and interaction with young audiences for research purposes.

We develop creative approaches that help patients overcome clinical challenges, increase knowledge of procedures and conditions and build confidence and resilience.

2017–2022 Great Ormond Street BRC research themes

The NIHR Great Ormond Street Biomedical Research Centre has provided essential infrastructure funding for experimental medicine research at GOSH and the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) since 2007. Many GOSH and ICH researchers have been supported directly by BRC grants, but the BRC also supports all research through infrastructure. The BRC has provided a total of £35.6 million in funding since 2012.