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ICH researcher leads global effort to protect children with cancer during COVID-19 pandemic

New international guidance will help frontline staff around the world continue to provide effective care for children and young people with cancer, at a time when these services are under great pressure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

GOSH joins groundbreaking genetic study into COVID-19

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is recruiting COVID-19 patients to participate in a new nationwide study looking at why some people are more severely affected by the virus than others, as part of a partnership between the GenOMICC Study Consortium (led by the University of Edinburgh) and Genomics England.

Genetic study of over 1,000 people sheds new light on immune-system disorders

Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) can provide a more accurate diagnosis for patients with missing or poorly functioning immune systems, while providing new insight into complex genetic causes, according to results of a new international study involving researchers from the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH).

Five COVID-19 questions we’re trying to answer

Our army of researchers at GOSH and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH) are supporting scientific studies aimed at understanding, tracking and even stopping COVID-19. Several studies employ the expertise of intensive care researcher Professor Mark Peters, pictured above in 2017.

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.