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.
Walk down to Level 1 of the Frontage Building, and you'll discover the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Great Ormond Street Clinical Research Facility (CRF). This bright and colourful purpose-built centre provides a specialist ward area for children taking part in research studies.
The Catalyst Fellowships are an exciting new initiative supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Biomedical Research Centre aiming to build the capacity of child health researchers and enabling them to become the research leaders of the future.
Researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) have made an important breakthrough in understanding how the immune system becomes disrupted in Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), a genetic disorder where the patient’s immune cells begin attacking their own body.
The prospect of widespread access to a life-changing drug for children with a rare muscular disorder is a step closer today after the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval for a new medication.
Now in its fourth year, Family Arts Week took place at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) from the 23 – 27 October. During the week families enjoyed pop-up performances and workshops in unexpected places across the hospital, including in the reception, lift lobbies, the Activity Centre, the Lagoon Restaurant and on the wards!
Good Hope Works is an exciting creative research project facilitated by GOSH Arts and undertaken by artist Joanna Brinton. The project has engaged staff from across Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and will culminate in the installation of a permanent artwork at the entrance of the hospital.
A team led by Professor Paolo De Coppi has announced that they are set to build and transplant an oesophagususing organs harvested from pigs and then modified using a child’s stem cells.The organs will be created for children who are born with a severe cases of oesophageal atresia, where their oesophagus has not formed properly.
Peut-Être Theatre, a dance theatre company for early years children, undertook a three-week creative research residency at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to develop its new show Tidy Up in collaboration with GOSH families and staff.
Researchers – led by Great Ormond Street BRC-supported Professor Tessa Crompton in collaboration with the Paediatric Department at Oxford University – have identified the role of a key protein in normal development of the thymus, an important organ of the immune system.
Professors Bobby Gasper and Adrian Thrasher, both members of the BRC senior management team, have been awarded the UCL Business Award, in recognition of their work on the spin-out company Orchard Therapeutics.