Plans to open the world’s first centre dedicated to paediatric research into rare diseases at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) are to become a reality thanks to a £60 million gift from Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak.
Earlier this summer, Young People’s Forum (YPF) member, Annabel, interviewed Mrs Lucy Jenkins, Director of the Regional Genetics Laboratory based at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Lucy also works on the 100,000 Genomes Project, an initiative announced by David Cameron in 2012, which aims to analyse the DNA of 100,000 NHS patients.
Severe recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) is one of four broad categories of epidermolysis bullosa (EB) which is a rare genetic skin disease with varying levels of severity. The extent of skin fragility depends on whether a child has little or no collagen.
The first children to receive a genetic diagnosis through the 100,000 Genomes Project have been given their results at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), part of the North Thames Genomic Medical Centre (NTGMC.)
The Psychological Medicine Team provides a specialist (tier 4) outpatient service for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health difficulties in the context of physical health illness. We share care of these children...
The prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) relies on a broad range of scientific knowledge and technical skills. Along with doctors and nurses, scientists and technicians are essential members of today's healthcare team.
The Children’s Gamma Knife Centre (CGKC) is a joint enterprise between Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and the Queen Square Radiosurgery Centre (QSRC). Uniquely, it is a service designed for delivery of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) solely for children.
OPEN: BRC Catalyst Fellowships are an exciting initiative supported by GOSH Biomedical Research Centre and GOSH Research and Innovation aiming to support trainees to take the next step in their research career and retain talented researchers in child health research. Both non-clinical researchers and clinical trainees are eligible for this fellowship.