Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL were delighted to welcome His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan visiting from Abu Dhabi to celebrate the completion of the world’s first centre dedicated to discovering new ways to treat and cure children with rare diseases.
As a neurology consultant group at GOSH we welcome the publication of the “Guidance on the use of cannabis‐based products for medicinal use in children and young people with epilepsy” by the British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA), it is positive to have this framework in place.
A major national study into the development of babies and young children with severe visual impairment has shown the efficacy of an early intervention programme for the first time, supporting them to reach important developmental milestones and experience fewer mental health issues, compared to those receiving other types of support in the community.
A team from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and UCL has operated on the abnormally developed spinal cords of two babies in the womb, in what are the first surgeries of their kind in the UK.
A pioneering new study from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and The Francis Crick Institute has seen researchers grow the world’s first oesophagus engineered from stem cells and successfully transplanted them into mice, according to results published in the Nature Communications journal today (Tuesday 16 October 2018).