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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. 

Meet GOSH’s Great British Menu star judge, Barbara

Barbara Childs, Matron of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), was invited to be a judge on this year’s series of Great British Menu, which is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS. We spoke to Barbara to find out more about her experience as a star judge and working in the NHS in this special anniversary year.

British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy and BRC Junior Faculty Early Career Development Day (ECDC)

This event and programme has been brought together by our ECDC subcommittee to help enhance career possibilities for ECRs and facilitate networking with a focus on establishing collaborative links to strengthen fellowship applications.

GOSH DRIVE features in new Government report on the future of technology in healthcare

A new unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has been included in a pioneering national report into how innovative technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) can be harnessed to transform healthcare and patient outcomes.

Rosey's story

Rosey, 5 from London has been treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since she was a baby. Rosey has a condition known as VACTERL association which is a name to describe a condition which presents a number of associated symptoms. This affects lots of her body including her heart, bowel, bladder, oesophagus, larynx and spine and she has had to have 20 operations and procedures in her short life time. 

Insight into neurosurgery – Dr Zubair Tahir

During Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes, we’re shining a spotlight on the wonderful staff across the hospital who help children get better and fulfil their potential. Dr Zubair Tahir is a Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon and has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since 2013. Dr Tahir features in episode six treating patient Ocean.