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.
We want the experience of GOSH to be the best it can for everyone. At the Listening event in 2013, our patients, families and staff asked us to develop a shared commitment and values to help make people’s experience at GOSH more consistently great.
Our purpose built, dedicated children’s facility is located on Level one of the Frontage building in Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). It provides a welcoming, safe and appropriate environment for children, young people and their families taking part in research studies/clinical trials.
The proposal writing consultancy service offers support from concept to final grant submission, including assistance in structuring and targeting the scientific section, the expected impacts section, writing the implementation, management and finance sections, and aiding in partner search.
Research can improve children’s lives, offering new ways of treating diseases or developing new medicines. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about the research we do and how to find out more.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)’s mission is to provide world-class clinical care and training for the benefit of children in the UK and worldwide. This means that it is also our mission to pioneer new research and treatments for the children that we see at GOSH, particularly the very sick...
When Harrison was four years old, he was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), which causes muscle weakness. Now aged nine, he is participating in one of the clinical trials at the Somers Clinical Research Facility (CRF) at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Here, Harrison’s father, Alex, shares their experience of taking part in research.
Earlier this summer, Young People’s Forum (YPF) member, Annabel, interviewed Mrs Lucy Jenkins, Director of the Regional Genetics Laboratory based at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Lucy also works on the 100,000 Genomes Project, an initiative announced by David Cameron in 2012, which aims to analyse the DNA of 100,000 NHS patients.
Staff in the Centre for Nursing and Allied Health Research are actively engaged on research projects within the main programmes listed below, using a variety of methodological approaches (qualitative and quantitative), and involving multidisciplinary collaborations.
The Neuropsychology department at Great Ormond Street Hopsital is involved in a broad range of research. We are particularly interested in looking at cognitive and behavioural problems associated with various disorders and diseases of the brain.
The Clinical Genetics Unit works closely with the Molecular Medicine Unit and the Clinical and Molecular Genetics Unit at the Institute of Child Health in a number of areas of research and a number of the consultants have joint appointments with dedicated research time.