The Muscle Biopsy service is part of the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (DNC). One of our major roles is to provide a specialist diagnostic and assessment service for congenital muscular dystrophies and congenital myopathies.
As the largest paediatric centre in the UK for brain surgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) provides the last chance for many children with complex neurological conditions.The third episode of the BBC documentary series Great Ormond Street looks at the difficult decision-making and intricate surgical procedures facing patients with a variety of these complex conditions.
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 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.