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Researchers unlock new treatment options for babies with brain tumours

An international collaboration including researchers from the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH) has found brain tumours in babies are biologically different to those in older children and could be targeted by existing medications.

Meet the GOSH brain tumour trials team

Diagnosis with a brain tumour can bring family life to a standstill in the worst possible way. But it also sparks an immediate flurry of activity, as a multi-disciplinary GOSH team springs into action around the child and their family. From radiology and genetics to nursing and psychology, these experts provide support and care at every stage of the child’s journey, as well as supporting vital research to find new treatments and cures. We found out more from three members of the expert brain tumour clinical trials team.