BRC news

BRC latest news

This displays the latest news items related to the Biomedical Research Centre.

New funding to support pioneering thymus transplant research at GOSH

Professors Graham Davies and Adrian Thrasher have been awarded funding from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Charity to further develop a cutting-edge new treatment for children with the rare immunodeficiency condition complete DiGeorge syndrome (cDGS).

Precision medicine improves growth for children with a rare form of rickets

A new, targeted drug has been shown to significantly improve growth and control of rickets in children with X-linked hypophosphataemic rickets (XLH), a serious condition affecting about 300 children in the UK.

XLH is caused by genetic mutation that leads to excess activity of fibroblast...

£1 million award to develop gene therapy for rare blood disorder FHL-2

Professor Bobby Gaspar is to receive investment of up to £1million from the UCL Technology Fund (UCLTF) to support development of a gene therapy for familial haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (FHL type 2 or ‘FHL-2’) through to a clinical trial.

Pages