New study compares child mortality in England and Sweden – two high-income countries with similar levels of economic development and universal healthcare – to understand factors driving higher rates of child mortality in England.
Dr Karin Straathof has been awarded the prestigious Sparks Simon Newell Early Career Investigator award in recognition of her outstanding work focused on understanding and harnessing the power of the immune system in treatment of childhood cancer.
UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital recruit new Professor of Stem Cell Biology
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity has established a new chair of Stem Cell Biology and are delighted that Rick Livesey, has been appointed to the post by the UCL Great Ormond Street Hospital Institute of Child Health (ICH).
Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health appoint new Chair to drive forward new treatments for childhood brain tumours
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity has established a new Chair in neuro-oncology, and are delighted that Darren Hargrave has been appointed to the post which will be working across UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Our Nuffield Professor of Child Health, Professor Terence Stephenson, was recognised in the New Year Honours list for his services to healthcare and children's health.
Drugs normally used to treat cancer could reduce the facial disfigurements of thousands of children born with life-threatening blood vessel defects, according to research by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and its academic partner, the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH).
The UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health is delighted to announce that Dr Manju Kurian has been awarded the 2017 Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research. The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust offers one grant annually of up to £1.5 million to support a programme of translational research for up to 5 years. Applicants for this prestigious award must be sponsored by a leading UK medical school or NHS organisation, and each institution is restricted to submitting one application per year. This award of nearly £1.5 million will support Dr Kurian’s work investigating genetic movement disorders that mimic Cerebral Palsy (CP). Her project aims to improve treatments for her patients by developing therapies that target specific genetic defects.
Placenta imaging in collaboration with the Wellcome/EPSRC GIFT-Surg project for advancing fetal therapy
The Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology at UCL, UCLH and GOSH, the only research centre in the world dedicated to understanding how rheumatic conditions like arthritis affect teenagers, has received a £2 million funding boost to support its pioneering research over the next five years.