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GOSH team reveals the world’s first functional tissue engineered oesophagus

Researchers have grown the world’s first oesophagus engineered from stem cells and successfully transplanted them into mice, in a pioneering new study led by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH).

Research sheds light on how muscle fibres degenerate in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

A novel cell death process known as necroptosis is responsible for the degeneration of muscle cells over time in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), according to new research from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Biomedical Research Centre. 

Wellcome Trust funding success for research into stem cells, gut disorders and the genetics of childhood conditions

Prestigious Collaborative Award and Seed Award funding from the Wellcome Trust has been awarded to researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH). The awards will support pioneering laboratory-based research which will help shed light on the underlying genetic and molecular causes of rare childhood conditions.

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