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MRI scans more precisely define and detect some abnormalities in unborn babies

17 Mar 2021, 10:57 a.m.

MRI scanning can more precisely define and detect head, neck, thoracic, abdominal and spinal malformations in unborn babies, finds a large multidisciplinary study led by Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL.
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Cellular benefits of gene therapy seen decades after treatment

16 Mar 2021, 4:54 p.m.

An international collaboration has shown the beneficial effects of gene therapy can be seen decades after the transplanted blood stem cells have been cleared by the body.
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Leo and his family

GOSH and Moorfields treat the UK’s youngest patient with sight-saving gene therapy

16 Mar 2021, 11:26 a.m.

Three year old Leo and his family appear in BBC 2's DNA Family Secrets to share their journey for answers into his condition and his successful treatment with Voretigene Neparvovec
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GOSH and UCL researchers receive funding to improve outcomes for children and young people with cancer

18 Mar 2021, 10 a.m.

Researchers at University College London and Great Ormond Street Hospital receive £1.7m of grants in new Cancer Research UK-Children with Cancer UK Innovation Awards.
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New team of nurses join GOSH after successful Philippines recruitment drive

18 Feb 2021, 2:45 p.m.

A new team of nurses have joined Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children after a successful recruitment drive in the Philippines.
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Florentina, Thymus patient

50th patient treated with thymus transplant at GOSH

12 Apr 2021, 3:44 p.m.

The 50th patient was treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children last month with a pioneering treatment to transplant otherwise-discarded thymus tissue into very young children who lack a working thymus.
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