Dr Gabriel Galea has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship to continue important research into the molecules, genes and physical forces that control the formation of the neural tube in the developing embryo.
The number of people taking part in research trials at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has increased by 48 per cent, according to figures released this week by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Professors Graham Davies and Adrian Thrasher have been awarded funding from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Charity to further develop a cutting-edge new treatment for children with the rare immunodeficiency condition complete DiGeorge syndrome (cDGS).
Giving the drug sodium thiosulphate after chemotherapy reduces hearing loss in children treated for liver cancer, according to findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine today (Wednesday).
Cannabidiol, a drug derived from cannabis but with the psychoactive ingredients removed, has been shown to reduce seizures by around 40 % in children with a rare form of drug resistant epilepsy known as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS).
Earlier this month patients and families at GOSH (Great Ormond Street Hospital) were given the chance to get hands-on with science at our Research Activity Trial and with special lessons in the hospital school.