BRC news

First findings from world’s largest study on long-COVID in children

2 Sep 2021, 9:28 a.m.

Up to one in seven children and young people may have symptoms of long-COVID 15 weeks later, suggest preliminary findings from GOSH and UCL ICH.

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Applying ethical AI to improve children’s care

2 Sep 2021, 9:15 a.m.

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) and Sensyne have announced a new partnership to improve children’s lives using clinical artificial intelligence to analyse anonymised patient data.

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Clinical trial improves outcomes for children on ventilators

24 Aug 2021, noon

Trial finds that a greater involvement of nurses, minimising sedation use and increasing daily testing to assess the child’s readiness to come off the ventilator significantly reduced the time on mechanical ventilation.

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Gene therapy offers hope to children with rare and fatal brain diseases

29 Jun 2021, 10 a.m.

Scientists and doctors at UCL GOS ICH and GOSH have given hope of a gene therapy cure to children with a rare degenerative brain disorder called Dopamine Transporter Deficiency Syndrome (DTDS)

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Origins of kidney cancers confirmed

23 Jun 2021, 10 a.m.

The origins of seven types of kidney cancer, including several rare subtypes, have been identified.

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