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Young Voices in Research

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and The Institute of Child Health (ICH) were delighted to hold the first ‘Young Voices in Research’ event on Thursday 20 February, inviting members of the GOSH Young People’s Forum (YPF) and current GOSH patients to share their ideas and thoughts on how children and young people can be better involved in research.

Some antibiotics prescribed during pregnancy linked with birth defects

Children of mothers prescribed macrolide antibiotics during the first trimester of pregnancy are at an increased risk of major birth defects when compared with penicillin, and the drugs should be used ‘with caution’ according to a new study involving researchers from the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Great Ormond Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).

Women in science: GOSH research leaders

To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we'd like to introduce some of the fantastic research leaders at GOSH and its academic and charity partners. They all lead broad programmes to support, fund and enable child health research at GOSH and beyond. And today we're celebrating one of the things that unites them: their love of science. 

A decade of research and innovation

We are committed to providing better treatment and cures for children with complex and rare conditions around the world through research and innovation. In partnership with UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH), we form part of Europe’s largest academic centre for research and education in children’s health and disease. Join us as we look back at 10 years of innovation!

Film celebrates success of Biomedical Research Centres set up by outgoing UK Chief Medical Officer

NHS patients who have taken part in clinical trials have expressed their gratitude to researchers in a film celebrating the work of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centres (BRCs), including GOSH BRC, to mark the retirement of outgoing Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies.