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International study finds gene therapy offers a potential cure to children born without an immune system

11 May 2021, 11:31 a.m.

An international team of researchers at GOSH and UCLA have developed a gene therapy that successfully treated 48 out of 50 children with a form of severe combined immunodeficiency

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Surgery in the womb for spina bifida has stopped paralysis in dozens of babies

2 May 2021, 9:02 a.m.

Dozens of babies with spina bifida have been spared paralysis and other life-limiting conditions after undergoing surgery in the womb in a cutting-edge procedure made available on the NHS.

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MicroRNA from stem cells could be used to treat babies while still in the womb

29 Apr 2021, 3:11 p.m.

Scientists and doctors from GOSH and Toronto 'Sick Kids' have come together to take advantage of the regenerative properties of stem cells isolated from amniotic fluid.

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Get Active: Cancer Sports Day 2021

26 Apr 2021, 2:07 p.m.

On 3 July 2021 the GOSH Oncology team's cancer sports day is back, reuniting UCL and GOSH patients past and present with the wide spectrum of GOSH staff involved in their care, including doctors, nurses, physios and dietitians.

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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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