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Isobel Heyman

Dr Isobel Heyman is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and has worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) part-time since 1998 and full-time since 2012. She is an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Child Health, University College London.

Hemispherotomy

This page explains about an operation called a hemispherotomy and explains what to expect when your child comes in to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for the operation. 

Haemangiomas

A haemangioma is a collection of small blood vessels that form a lump under the skin. They’re sometimes called ‘strawberry marks’ because the surface of a haemangioma can look like the surface of a strawberry. 

We’ll explain all about haemangiomas and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). 

Eighty percent of haemangiomas don’t develop any problems at all and, in those that do, the problems aren’t always severe. 

Haemangiomatosis

A haemangioma is a collection of small blood vessels that form a red mark or a swelling. The term haemangiomatosis is used when there are multiple haemangiomas. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of haemangiomatosis and where to get help. 

Research identifies novel intracellular pathway important for collagen homeostasis

A collaboration between researchers at UCL, led by BRC-funded Professor Paul Gissen, has identified a novel intracellular pathway important for generic collagen homeostasis. Furthermore, this pathway was found to be dependent on two proteins that are defective in Arthrogryposis Renal dysfunction and Cholestasis (ARC) syndrome.