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BRC Junior Faculty Travel/Conference Fund

The GOSH BRC is committed to strengthening and developing support for junior researchers. Anyone within GOSH/ICH can apply to the GOSH BRC Travel/Conference Fund but the fund is primarily aimed at junior researchers. It aims to help researchers who do not have access to alternate funding streams (e.g. research grants, theme budgets). 

Internal GOSH and ICH applicants only.

Athena Swan Coordinator Grade 7

GOS ICH requires an Athena Swan Coordinator to support with the development of the next Athena SWAN application in March 2020. The role holder will primarily be responsible for collating and analysing our staffing and survey data and interpreting this to advise and guide the focus of equality initiatives.

Internal GOSH/ICH and external candidates.

Funding boost to develop novel therapy for rare metabolic condition

GOSH and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH) researchers Professor Paul Gissen and Dr Julien Baruteau will be part of a new collaboration with Evox Therapeutics that aims to develop a new therapy for the life threatening metabolic condition, argininosuccinic aciduria (ASA)

Treating amblyopia (‘lazy eye’) with atropine drops

This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains how amblyopia – commonly known as ‘lazy eye’ – can be treated with atropine drops. This is a form of ‘occlusion’ and is an alternative to patching. It explains how to use the drops, side effects to watch out for and what to do if they occur.

Wearing a spinal brace after surgery

You have had an operation on your spine so now you need to protect it while it heals. Wearing a spinal brace is one way of doing this. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) tells you about the spinal brace, how to put it on and take it off, and how to look after it. It also says what sort of checks you need to do each day when you are wearing the brace.

Your child is having an MRI scan under intravenous sedation

MRI is short for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. This means that rather than using x-rays, the scan uses a strong magnetic field, radio waves and a computer to take very detailed pictures of inside the body. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about having a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan under intravenous sedation, how to prepare for it and what care your child will need afterwards.

Vein protection in children and young people with kidney disease

This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains how we are changing how we take blood samples from children and young people with kidney disease. The aim is to preserve the veins in your child’s arms in case they are needed for dialysis at any point in the future. We know that not every child will need dialysis but we think it is worth protecting everyone’s veins.