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1 in 100,000 - Sara's rare syndrome story

18 May 2021, noon

Nine-year-old Sara has an extremely rare condition called Currarino Syndrome. Although the condition is present from birth, Sara wasn’t diagnosed until she was seven at GOSH.

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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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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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