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Rare disease genome sequencing uncovers new diagnoses for patients

15 Nov 2021, 2:08 p.m.

A world-first scientific study with major involvement from GOSH, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown that whole genome sequencing (WGS) can uncover new diagnoses for people across the broadest range of rare diseases.

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The Lucy Project lands mental health award

12 Nov 2021, 2:46 p.m.

Last month, part of Great Ormond Street Hospital's (GOSH) Psychological and Mental Health Services department scooped the Mental Health Award at the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Awards, for a piece of work called the Lucy Project.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – information for children, young people and families

10 Nov 2021, 3 p.m.

We understand that you might be worried about coronavirus – also known as COVID-19 – particularly if your child has a long-term health condition. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) sets out our advice and the action we are tak

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GOSH during the 1920s – Bill’s Story

5 Nov 2021, 3:59 p.m.

Just over a year ago we received an email from Bill Berry — then 95-years-old. In his email, he thanked Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for looking after him as a baby and young boy. Bill passed away in September 2021, having lived a life of adventure

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Building our understanding of how children with rheumatic disease react to coronavirus infection

27 Oct 2021, 4 p.m.

A new study has shown that, despite having immune dysfunction and often being on immunosuppressive treatments, children with autoimmune rheumatic diseases have a favourable immune response to common coronavirus infections.

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